Mobilink and Box Office bring “Star Trek” to Pakistan
Karachi, May 14 2009: – Mobilink, the country’s market leader in cellular communication services and a subsidiary of Orascom Telecom; along with Box Office, Pakistan’s leading distributor of international movies, announced the official launch of the latest blockbuster movie “Star Trek” in Pakistan.
Talking about the movie, Bilal Munir Sheikh, Vice President Marketing, Mobilink stated, “Star Trek is yet another addition to our blockbuster hit movies library which we have released with Box office. Mobilink will continue to provide genuine quality family entertainment to further strengthen the cine-going as an avenue of recreation.”
Interestingly, Pakistan will be the first country in the South-Asian region to release this film. The cast of the new “Star Trek” also includes Farhan Tahir, a Pakistani born actor, in the role of “Nero”. This will be Farhan’s second appearance after “Iron-Man”.
Maria Lotia, General Manager, Box Office said, “We are extremely thrilled at the opportunity to be able to release this film one week after worldwide launch. We hold a very strong relation with Mobilink and they have genuinely supported us in all our Box-Office movie releases. I am sure this movie will thrill a both Trekkies and movie lovers alike.”
A futuristic, space exploration thriller, Star Trek is the incredible story of a young crew’s maiden voyage onboard the most advanced starship ever created. With unmatched visual effects & animations Star Trek reignites a classic franchise with action, humor and a strong story.
During recent years, the cinema craze has seen an upward trend in Pakistan, with more and more people going to the cinemas. Mobilink and Box Office have successfully launched some of the greatest hits like Casino Royale, Spiderman 3, Mission Impossible 3, The Incredible Hulk, Kung Fu Panda, Indiana Jones, Wanted, and more recently, Fast & Furious-4.