Nishat Cinema

Mohammad Ali Jinnah Road, Saddar,
Karachi 75560

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CSWalczak on September 25, 2012 at 8:33 pm

An article about the destruction of this theatre that appeared in the New York Times can be read here.

Nadeem Mandviwalla
Nadeem Mandviwalla on September 22, 2012 at 3:44 pm

Nishat Cinema, Our identity, A landmark of Karachi & A memorable place for millions who have grown up by watching films in NISHAT was sacrificed by a mob which was protesting against the Un Islamic film “Innocence of Muslims”. The Incident took place on 21 September 2012 at 4:00 PM. Nadeem H. Mandviwalla (Owner)

kencmcintyre on December 21, 2009 at 10:12 pm

Here is an article from July 2004 about the closing:

nigar on May 17, 2008 at 8:15 am

Nishat is one of the oldest and the finest theatres of karachi still running the best of the lot. Currently Indian flick “Race” is drawing huge crowds.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on October 4, 2007 at 5:09 am

The Nishat Cinema can be seen on the extreme right of this vintage photograph:

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on October 4, 2007 at 4:23 am

A photograph of the Nishat Cinema prior to closing: