Aniq Ernest of Big Guns Productions-Journey from a film intern to an AD Film Director


Aniq Ernest, a film graduate from Canada, started his career as an AD and immediately kicked off with some of the big directors in the industry. From a passionate and energetic intern to becoming a successful ad filmmaker, he bagged more than 150 Television Commercials to his credit, out of which 70 plus ad films as a Director and Producer.

Among big names he became the youngest director/producer in Pakistan. Starting his own production house with the name of Big Guns Productions, within a very short span of time it became one of the go to names in the industry and it has been growing in reputation and team wise since then. From Telcos to FMCGS, to corporate videos and documentary films, they do it all.

Big Guns Productions Achievements

Aniq Ernest was behind the most watched Pakistani Commercial on Youtube ‘Lahore Qalandars’ in 2016. He has also won the prestigious PAS Awardsin various categories.

In The Pipeline – Recent & Upcoming Projects

Goonj is one project which is yet to be released, along with, a TVC in collaboration with Government of Punjab and a telco. Recently Aniq Ernest has been approached to direct a couple of feature film projects, but as of now he is still waiting for the right script.

Big Guns Productions is Celebrities Favourite

Big Guns Productions has worked with,Moammar Rana, Noor, Mahira Khan, Shahid Afrdi, Hamza Ali Abbasi, Amir Khan, Sheheryar Munawaar, Sajjal Aly, Babar Ali, Zara Sheikh, Mehwish Hayat, Ajab Gul, Sonia Mishaal, Salman Shahid, Arshad Mehmood, Ali Safina, Fahad Mustafa, Mohsin Abbas Haider, ZebaBakhtyar, Javed Sheikh, Sarah khan, Saima, Meera, Sahir Lodhi, Adnan TipuShah, Reema, Resham, Waseem Akram, Shahid Afridi, Feroze Khan, SabeekaImam, Nadia Hussain, Mahnoor Balouch, Aiza Khan, Danish Taimoor, Anwar Maqsood, Babrik, Faheem Abbasi, Naveed Raza, Shahood Alvi, MawraHocane, Meera Ansari, Gohar Rasheed, Mani, Dr Amir Liaquat, Yasir Hussain, Areeba Habib, Maya Ali, Yasir Shoro, Sikander Rizvi amongst others.


Neelam Muneer Embraces Simple Fashion Looks for Chupan Chupai Promotions

Karachi(Cliff News)You know her as the simple girl from her debutant role in Thoda Sa Aasmaan on national television. Later she appeared in Meri Subha Ka Sitara, Qaid-e-Tanhai as the famous Noor, and over two dozen more drama serials and telefilms where the masses loved her until she is known as our Mahi Ve girl which went viral and was truly supported in the hoopla followed after it by likes of superstar Saba Qamar amongst others. Neelam will be making her film debut in the upcoming 2017 romantic comedy film Chupan Chupai opposite Ahsan Khan, releasing nationwide on 29th December 2017 followed by its the Middle East, US, and Canada release in January 2018. While promoting her upcoming film Chupan Chupai, Neelam Muneer served us some seriously stylish, swish yet simple looks. From lovely pastel dresses that show off her petite frame to pop-shaded shoes and comfy tunics, Neelam is our current fashion favorite. She makes simple look so gorgeous. Drool over some of her best looks here.Neelam 1Neelam rocks this simple chic denim with denim look with white comfy strapping as the first winter breeze hits Karachi. We loved the easy curls, nude look and fresh vibe of this look.Neelam 2Nude stilettos and a pastel pink silk tunic paired with rimless super retroreflective lenses, Neelam shines out in this crisp look.Neelam 3.pngWe love lurve this rockstar look!!! Forget cold shoulders, time to flash those collar bones!!!!Neelam 4 (1).pngAs simple as it can get, effortlessly chic in Chupan Chupai’s tee!Neelam 5 (1).pngEver used this hashtag #RiseAndShine? See it for real, how stunning Neelam Muneer looks in this Kokab Zia outfit. Tulip pants have never looked so classy before. Casual swishy!!!Neelam 6 (1).pngWinters and Pink Drapes…remind us of Kashmiri Chai. This Grecian asymmetrical draped tunic from Kokab Zia is made for Neelam!Neelam 7From contemporary simple fashion to classic, Neelam looks sweet-glam in this ivory gold Erum Khan peplum paired with a voluminous lehnga.Neelam 8.pngThe food partner for Chupan Chupai, KFC had a fun meet and greet at their outlet. We spotted Neelam having fun in her custom Fat Jacket! How simple can one get?For Neelam Muneer, it’s all about flirty, fun fashion this season and she definitely makes looking stylish look really simple. Get inspired! We are already digging these looks.


1st Video Song “TereNaal” of Upcoming Block Buster Film “PunjabNahiJaungi” Released

Karachi (Cliff News)The Upcoming Block Buster Film  #PunjabNahiJaungi Release the first video song for #TereNaal by #ShafqatAmanatAli with #Humayun Saeed and #MehwishHayat.The movie is directed by #Nadeem Baig and is set to release on Eid Ul Azha.The Tailor of the Movie looks very solid and it’s Appericiated by Lot of People in Pakistan and Abroad. The Unique name and the Ideology of will help to Film Makers to Earn a good Revenue and Hopefully it will be according to the film Lovers.

Credits for the song:

Song: Tere Naal

Music: Shani Arshad

Singer: Shafqat Amanat Ali

Lyrics: Sabir Zafar


GYR Films Unveiled the Trailer of Project Ghazi

IMG_20170620_111115_576Karachi(Cliff News)GYR Films recently hosted a press conference in Karachi for Pakistan’s first superhero film, Project Ghazi set to release on July 14, 2017, where the trailer of the film was showcased to the members of the media for the first time.ProjectGhazi is directed by Nadir H. Shah and produced by Syed Mohammad Ali Raza. The action sci-fi has been completely shot in Pakistan and stars Sheheryar Munawar, Syra Shehroz & Humayun Saeed in pivotal roles. Background score has been composed by Taurees Habib, who has been part of the music team in Hollywood film & television productions like Interstellar, Batman vs Superman, Man of Steel (Superman) to name a few.“I am honoured to have worked with a team of extremely talented individuals who have put their all in the movie.” shared Syed Mohammad Ali Raza, Producer of the movie.“It’s a unique genre for Pakistan and could open doors for new and unexplored stories to reach audiences.” said Nadir H. Shah, Director of Project Ghazi.“Mondelez is committed to supporting talent and we believe that local talent plays a vital role in the development and image building of a nation. We are extremely excited about the rise of new cinema in Pakistan and looking forward to lending our support to such promising initiatives – like Project Ghazi – in the future as well.” Shared Usman Muneer, MD Mondelez PakistanProject Ghazi is being distributed across Pakistan by Distribution Club. 

About Project Ghazi:

Project Ghazi is the first ever super hero movie to be made in Pakistan and the cast includes Syra Shehroz, Sheheryar Munnawar, Humayun Saeed, Aamir Qureshi, Adnan Jaffer, Raza Hyder and Nusrat Hidayutullah. Project Ghazi’s story is all about Pakistan’s super soldier program and it is a battle to defeat a sinister organization bent on creating chaos and mayhem across Pakistan.


Moammar Rana and Sonya Hussyn Starrer Azaadi Teaser to release on 5th February 2017


Karachi(Cliff News)Imran Malik’s intense love story, Azaadi’steaser is set to release on 5th February2017. The film stars veteran actorMoammar Rana and model/Actor SonyaHussyn.The movie has been produced by Irfan Malik, and directed by veteran film producer/director Pervez Malik’s son Imran Malik who has also written thestory. The dialogues of the film are written by Wajid Zuberi.The cast of the movie also includes renowned actors such as Nadeem andJaved Sheikh, as well as new age actors which include Maryam Ansari, Ali Fateh,Samama, Waseem, Erum, Ali bilal to name a few. The film, which is being made under the banner of Pervez Malik Films, also has some special surprise appearances.Azaadi is the first film to release underthe banner of ARY Films this year.“As much as I want to carry my father’s legacy, I also want to bring my individuality to the film world in Pakistan. Working with renowned actors such asMoammar and Nadeem and Sonya has been quite a fulfilling experience. Hopefully the film will resonate with Pakistanis worldwide,” said Imran.

About ARY Films

ARY Films is a film distribution and production company in Pakistan, part of ARY Digital Network. ARY Digital Network has started up a company with the name of ‘ARY Films’. It has taken its first step towards becoming the premium entertainment provider in the region with the first commercial release ‘Main Hoon Shahid Afridi’ which was successfully running nationwide.ARY Films is the only Brand in Pakistan which is not only releasing films in Pakistan but also worldwide in countries which includes UK, USA, Canada, Europe and the Middle East.


Mahtab Rashdi,Hum Films Release the Latest Track “JeNaLaag”

Karachi (Cliff News) Mahtab Akbar Rashdi, Rafay Rashdi and HUM Films release the latest track JeeNaLaage from ‘Thora Jee Le’.Releasing on 20th January 2017, ThoraJeeLeis a comedy/drama film written and directed by Rafay Rashdi, produced by 1NFLUENCE and executively produced by Mahtab Akbar Rashdi. The youthful movie has been shot in Karachi and Larkana.The cast includes some of the youngest actors in the Pakistani film industry namely, Rizwan Ali Jaffri, Bilal Abbas, Ramsha Khan, Salman Faisal, Fatima Shah Jillani, Kasim Khan and Ahsan Mohsin Ikram.

You can watch the song to following Link.




“Teri Meri Love Story”releasing officially on 2nd September 2016

Karachi(Cliff News)”Teri Meri Love Stroy”(TMLS),a directorial knack from Jawad Bashir manages to enthrall and entertain audiences at its premiere in Karachi.The film is now scheduled to hit cinemas across the country on 2nd September 2016.A quirky and upbeat rom-com,the movie revolves around Esha(played by Ushna Shah)a beautiful,stylish Tv Host who is on an exciting shooting assignment accompained by her crew and friends including the goofy and mischievous Sherry (played by Mohsin Abbas),Mona (played by Uzma Khan)and Danish (played by Ahmad Abdul Rehman).Esha wants to marry her true love Ramis,(played by Omer Shahzad),but her father(played by Salman Shahid)is adamant that she marries her childhood family friend Nael,(who is being played by the drama industry superstar Mohib Mirza.What follows is an adventurous and hilarious journey to finding true love.Produced and distributed by Summit Entertainment and with a strong cast,the movie is all set to entertain audiences of all ages,adding a new flavor to the Pakistani Film industry.While talking at the premiere,Wasay Nabi,Director of Summit Entertainment,said,”Pakistani film projects like this are a reason of immense pride and joy for us all”.On the other hand Rafay Nabi,who is also a director in the same company added “Like all the previous milesstones we have achieved as a company,TMLS will also be a trendsetter based on its action sequences,humorous one-liners and a strong story line.I am sure we shall be able true audiences to theatres for a fun-filled experience.Speaking at the Occasion,Writer and Director of TMLS,Jawwad Bashir said “The movie is a sincere attempt to add a new flavor to the local industry.The idea was to create something exciting that would entertain and capture the attention of our audiences worldwide.I m grateful to all my supporters who waited patiently for the movie and can only hope my work and efforts are witnessed through this film and are truly enjoyed.”