‘Whistle’ is all set to release!

So, another Pakistani film “Whistle” is ready to hit screens. The story of the film is written by Shafaq Ammad, and is produced by Mian Brothers & Meditation Productions,  while directed by Ammad Azhar, is all set to release on 17th February, 2017 across Pakistan.

Film’s story is unique and touches the sensitive subject of cross borders drug trafficking and drug penetration amongst the youth of the country. The film also encounters the media war against Pakistan and helps in creating awareness about this alarming issue.

The press conference of the film was held on 4th January, 2017 at Paragon Marquee E11, in Islamabad. It was attended by press, media, and bloggers among others. The Chief Guest was Syed Zeeshan Ali Naqvi (Deputy Mayor Islamabad), who congratulated wished the team all the best.

The cast of the film includes Farhan Ally Agha, Tatmain ul Qulb, Sohail Sameer, Osama Bin Ghazi, Imran Ali Mani, and Aamir Kazmi among others.

While talking about the film, Farhan Ally Agha (Artist & Actor of this film) commented,

“Whistle is indeed a promising & valuable addition to the Pakistani Cinema. I’m sure the audience will enjoy every bit of it.”

Ammad Azhar (Director of the film) stated,

“Whistle focuses on placing the right & high image of Pakistan.”

He further added,

“It’s our prime responsibility to join hands in combating this issue of Terrorism & Drug Trafficking in Pakistan. We are making this film to highlight this respective issue, showing what our true identity is and what we are capable of.”

Mian Yasin (Producer of this film) revealed,

“It’s a pride to work for the betterment & promotion of Pakistani cinema and also to make a film like Whistle that highlights the spirit of nationalism in true aspect. My message to everyone is “be Pakistani, buy Pakistani and be proud of who you are”.

Shafaq Ammad (Storywriter & Art Director of the Film) mentioned,

“Pakistan is our Pride and Identity and we should never & at no cost compromise on our National Interests. Our youth is our future and it is each one of our duty to give them a favorable environment, keeping track of negative elements around us and eliminating them to help them grow with a positive attitude & mind. Our responsibility as Film maker is not just to entertain the audience but also to give a positive message to our youth.”

Apart from the above, both Executive Producers Kashif Mehmood & Osama Bin Ghazi congratulated the entire team for putting a great effort in making the film Whistle. Especially, director Ammad Azhar & producer Mian Yasin.  They also mentioned the efforts of Djay3 production for their coordination during the production of the film.

Here are some of the pictures from the press conference of the film.

Mahira Khan is all set to comeback fromVerna

Mahira Khan, who is one of the most talented, charming and an amazing Pakistani actress, and popularly known for her incredible acting skills. She gave her debut from the film Bol, and now after 5 years, she is all set to comeback from the film Verna.

The man who is credited for the revival of Pakistani cinema, is all set for a comeback. After the blockbusters like Bol and Khuda Ke Liye, ready to give another blockbuster Verna. Yes, I’m talking about one of the brilliant Pakistani director, none other than Shoaib Mansoor. Who himself has written, and will direct his upcoming film Verna, under his banner SHOMAN Productions.

While talking about the film, actress Mahira Khan revealed,

“Well, I think the whole journey now would be very different. My part in Bol was small and also my first ever acting experience. I was nervous but I was carefree, enjoying my time on set with the kids who played my brother and sisters. When Shoaib Sahab called me after five years this time and told me the story, I knew I’d be challenged as an actor.”

On announcing his next film, director Shoaib Mansoor stated,

“This film is being made by a man of Pakistan, to urge the men of the world to listen to women. It will encourage women to speak up. Khuda ke liye bol verna…”

Sultana Siddiqui, President HUM Network said,

“We at HUM are very happy to have signed up as distributors for Shoaib Mansoor’s film Verna. He is a brilliant director and his views on subjects that are close to our hearts as well, are similar. Shoaib’s films are commercial but at the same time focus on topics that carry a strong message.”

She further said,

“We’re hopeful that this film will be even more successful than his previous ones.”

The film is expected to release on Eid-ul-Fitr 2017.

Jeewan Hathi is all set to release

The trailer of upcoming Pakistani film Jeewan Hathi was officially revealed on 30th September, in Karachi, by Matteela Films & Footprint Entertainment at an exclusive event with the cast of the movie along with the press, media and bloggers.

The movie is directed by Meenu Gaur and Farjad Nabi and written by Faseeh Bari Khan and is produced by Mazhar Zaidi and Shailja Khejriwal, under the banner of Mattela Films Company.

The cast includes Hina Dilpazeer (Popularly known as “MOMO”), Naseeruddin Shah, Kiran Tabeer, Fawad Khan, Samiya Mumtaz and Adnan Jaffer.

Jeewan Hathi is a black comedy, and is all about the race of TRPs in television industry of Pakistan that how the owners cross all the limits just for the ratings of show, and these all presents in such a comedy way.

The story is about an ideal, loving, lower middle class couple’s marriage is on the edge of collapse when they find themselves part of a TV game show, and attracted by the prize of an enormous screen.

While talking about the press meet-up, director Meenu Gaur said,

“We have worked really hard on the movie and the credit goes to our entire team for working hard day and night. This thriller/comedy movie is an attempt by our team to entertain the audience and we hope the people who visit the cinema would enjoy every bit of the movie.”

While talking about the press meet-up, actress Hilna Dilpazeer said,

“I’m playing a role of morning show host and my husband owns the TV channel where I work.”

She further said,

“He changes my show timings to the late night slot and tries to give the morning show to his girlfriend. I do protests and many different things to increase the ratings of my late night show. It’s an amazing comedy and that’s why I signed the film.”

The movie is all set to release on 4th November, 2016 across Pakistan. Here are the pictures from the press meet-up of upcoming movie Jeewan Hathi.

First Look Of Upcoming Romantic Comedy Film “Lahore Se Aagey”

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“Lahore Se Aagey” is an upcoming Pakistani romantic comedy film, which is directed by Wajahat Rauf and written by Yasir Hussain and it will release under joint production of ARY Films and Showcase Films.

The film is a sequel of 2015 comedy film “Karachi Se Lahore.”

Yasir Hussain (who is well known for Moti from the film “Karachi Se Lahore”) and Saba Qamar will play the leading role in the film.

While Behroz Sabzwari, Rubina Ashraf, Abdullah Farhatullah, and Omer Sultan will play the supporting role in the film.

While talking about the film, director Wajahat Rauf said,

“The film will start from where it ended the last time. It is a journey based in Punjab as well as the Northern areas of Pakistan. The genre is similar to the first part as this one is also a comedy but it is going to be bigger and better; it will be high on energy.”

Behind featuring Yasir Hussain as a leading character, director Wajatat Rauf revealed,

“Following the release of Karachi Se Lahore, Moti became a tremendous hit amongst the audiences, so Yasir and I decided to make a separate film starring just him.”

While talking about Saba Qamar’s role, director Wajatat Rauf revealed,

“She will be essaying the role of an urban girl in the movie and, just like Ayesha Omar’s character in the original film, her character will also go through a transformation,”

While talking about the film, actor/writer Yasir Hussain revealed,

“This will be more of a romantic-comedy and will follow the adventures of a young couple set right after the events of Karachi Se Lahore.”

While talking about the film, actress Saba Qamar revealed,

“This film will be fare better than Karachi Se Lahore. Any issues that existed in that movie will not be present here.”

The shoot of the film is expected to start from March and the film is scheduled to release by the end of this year.

Ali Zafar will be seen with Alia Bhatt in Gauri Shinde’s upcoming Bollywood movie

Pakistani rockstar Ali Zafar is ready to play the leading role with the Bollywood cutie Alia Bhatt in Gauri Shinde’s upcoming movie. Along with Ali and Alia, Bollywood King Shah Rukh Khan and “Rang De Basanti” Actor Kunal Kapoor will also be seen in the movie.

Ali Zafar and Kunal Kapoor will play the important role in the film and are reported to be Alia’s suitors at different points in the film. The director did say that her film will not feature “a typical romance.”

The name of the movie hasn’t been decided yet!

This film is going to be the 7th film of Pakistani rockstar Ali Zafar in Bollywood, before that he has been appeared in 6 Bollywood movies, names “Tere Bin Laden,” “Luv Ka The End,” “Mere Brother Ki Dulhan,” “London Paris New York,” “Chashme Baddoor,” “Total Siyapaa,” and “Kill Dil.”