Attaullah Esakhelvi’s daughter did visual effects for Tom Cruise’s Mission Impossible: Fallout

Daughter of legendary singer Attaullah Esakhelvi, Laraib Atta has once again made Pakistan proud by securing a crucial team role in Tom Cruise’s epic Mission: Impossible – Fallout film.

Her work in Mission Impossible is worth noting down because the MI franchise is one of the biggest movie franchises in Hollywood.

Laraib Atta shared the details of her work in Mission Impossible in an interview with BBC Asian Network who calls her the youngest VFX artist from Pakistan.

This isn’t the first time Laraib Atta has worked on the visual effects of a big budget Hollywood movie. She has previously worked on The Chronicles of Narnia, X-Men: Days of Future Past, and more.

Speaking to BBC Asian Network, Laraib revealed that she started at the age of 19 and at that time she was the youngest and the only Pakistani woman to work on visual effects.

She wants to inspire other women to find a career in the VFX industry which is still occupied by 70-80% of men.

Laraib Atta’s projects

Laraib Atta isn’t new to Visual Effects in Hollywood. She has worked for a number of television series as well as big projects.

Some of her most notable projects include:

  • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
  • 10,000 BC
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
  • Triangle
  • Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader
  • Godzilla 2014
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past
  • Mission: Impossible – Fallout

For the complete list of her work, check Laraib Atta’s IMDB profile

Her recent project, Altered Carbon, has been nominated for an Emmy.

Mission Impossible: Fallout releases today in Pakistan. Make sure you go and watch it!