The new age Pakistani film industry is alive and kicking and there is quite a bit in the pipeline that will soon be on screens. Here is a sampling:
Jawaani Phir Nahin Aani
Produced by Six Sigma Plus, a production house owned by Humayun Saeed, a leading Pakistani actor and producer, ‘Jawaani Phir
Nahin Aani’ is a comedy that will offer pure family entertainment with many funny twists and turns. The story revolves around marital relationships hilariously ruled by wives through a series of amusing tactics and entertaining manoeuvres. Leading actors include Ayesha Khan, Hamza Ali Abbasi, Javed Sheikh, Mehwish Hayat, Humayun Saeed, Omar Shareef, Sarwat Gillani, Wasay Chaudhry, Sohai Ali Abro and Ahmed Butt.
Ho Mann Jahaan
Starring Mahira Khan, Adeel Hussain and Sheheryar Munawar, ‘Ho Mann Jahaan’ is a muchawaited film coming in September. The story focuses on three college friends who belong to different social backgrounds and pursue their dreams despite criticism and disapproval. The film is directed by Asim Raza and produced by Sheharyar Munawer Siddiqui, who is also playing a leading role e in the film. Among the other actors are Jamal Shah, , Arshad Mehmood, Sonya Jehan, Bushra Ansari andd Nimra Bucha.
More of a commercial comedy film full of romance and suspense, Halla Gulla stars veteran actors Ismail Tara, Javed Sheikh, Adil Wadia, Ashraf Khan and Ghazal Javed besides many new faces. The film revolves around a chain of events taking place in an uncertain environment. Produced by Hanif Mohammad under S.E Films, the film is directed by Kamran Akbar Khan, who has earlier produced ‘Layari King Live’, a popular comedy show aired on ARY Digital a few years back. The music is composed by Sahir Ali Bagga with songs by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Sunidhi Chauhan and Mika Singh.