It was perhaps the first Eid after many years when a Pakistani movie was having packed three shows. In certain cinemas, even the fourth show - from 3am to 6am - was dedicated to Waar.
The movie has been released with 35 prints across the country. Written by Hasan Waqas Rana, it is the directorial debut of Bilal Lashari. The film also stars Shamoon Abbasi, Meesha Shafi and Ayesha Khan.
The war on terror in Pakistan and its effects on the world have inspired the storyline, but one can however see a stylised interpretation of it.
Some critics found the script not that strong, but the music, cinematography and overall treatment of the film made it a super hit.