Published On: Thu, Aug 27th, 2015

Laraib Atta: Pak’s First Female Visual Effects Artist Working in Hollywood


PAKISTAN: Did you know that a Pakistani girl has worked with the team of Hollywood Films Gravity, Godzilla, and X-Men as a Visual Effects Artist? No you don’t have a clue about this news but it is true and the girl belongs to the family of the Pakistani folk singer Attaullah Essa Khelvi.

Laraib AttaLaraib Atta, daughter of Attaullah Essa Khelvi, is the country ‘s first and the youngest female visual effect artist who had shown her skills in the Hollywood projects Johnny Depp’s Sweeney Todd, 10,000 BC, and Chronicles of Narnia sequels at the age of 19 back in 2006.

The unstoppable Laraib who is now working for BBC Television Center and before that she had been associated with big companies like VFX, Glassworks Barcelona, Sky and MPC.

Extremely talented Laraib has also worked with Disney, Rolling Stones, George Michael, Nike, Nokia and etc. for their advertisements.

Recently she has been part of the crew of Hollywood blockbusters Gravity, Godzilla and X Men series, and after her father earned repute for his country, the daughter is making her country fellows proud by her success story across the continents.

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