5 Biggest Box Office Disappointments of 2017


Many Pakistani movies got released in 2017. Some of these movies became massive hits while, others could not come up to expectations. Here’s the list of 5 Biggest Box Office disappointments of 2017.


  1. Verna

Looking at the previous records of Shoaib Mansoor’s films, Khuda Kay Lye and Bol, Verna was expected to be a massive hit. It had to face ban issue even before it got released in October. Starring Mahira Khan, Verna couldn’t rise up to everyone’s expectations.

  1. Thora Jee Le

Thora Jee Le got released in the start of 2017 and proved to be one of the biggest box office disappointments. The film introduced many fresh faces including, Rizwan Ali Jaffri, Bilal Abbas, Ramsha Khan, Fatima Shah Jillani and others.


  1. Whistle

Whistle got released in February this year. This action thriller, directed by Ammad Azhar, stars Farhan Ally Agha, Sohail Sameer and Tatmain Ul Qulb in the lead roles.


  1. Chain Aye Naa

Chain Aye Naa proved to be another disappointment of 2017. It stars Shehroz Sabzwari and debutant Sarish Khan in the lead roles. Directed by Syed Noor, this movie received many negative reviews from the critic.


  1. Raasta

Raasta came out to be an utter disaster at Box Office. Directed by Sahir Lodhi, this action thriller couldn’t get enough response from the audience. It got released worldwide in March and was taken off from Cinemas within 2 days due to small attendance.

Two other movies of 2017, Rangreza and Arth-The Destination, just got released. Though they have gotten a mixed response from the critics, but it is too soon to list them in Box Office failures.

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