Momina & Duraid Films at a press conference in Karachi announced their upcoming cinematic venture Parwaaz Hay Junoon that pays a tribute to Pakistan Air Force for its commitment to protect and defend the freedom the nation.
The movie will be released on Eid-ul-Zuha 2017, which also coincides with the Air Force Week thus making it the most appropriate time to acknowledge and express gratitude to the fighter pilots of PAF.
Parwaaz Hay Junoon will feature the most sought after celebrities of Pakistan’s entertainment industry, including Hamza Ali Abbasi and Osman Khalid Butt.
The female lead of the movie is yet not chosen and suggestions are invited from the viewers as to whom they want to see opposite these talented male leads.
Other than the main leads, most of the supporting characters will be played by real time cadets, fighter pilots and air force personnel to enhance the authenticity of the project.
The film will also mark the directorial debut of Haseeb Hasan who has previously produced the television hit serials like Diyar-e-Dil and Mann Mayal. The script for Parwaaz Hay Junoon is written by the famous novelist and drama writer Farhat Ishtiaq who has given projects like Humsafar, Udaari and Bin Roye.
Speaking about the film, Momina Duraid said, “It’s an honour and a privilege for us to be able to produce Parwaaz Hay Junoon, the first ever cinematic venture, in association with Pakistan Air Force.”
Speaking on the occasion, Sultana Siddiqui President HUM Network said, “In collaboration with the Air Force we will be presenting what real heroes are and what their sacrifices, their dedication, their courage and their deep connection with the soil have been and are towards our beloved country.
Speaking about making a film on Pakistan Air Force, Air Commodore Syed Muhammad Ali Director Media Affairs PAF said, “The idea of Momina & Duraid Films to produce a feature film portraying heroic PAF characters is very noble. I m sure that this movie will not only highlight the sacrifices rendered by PAF for the nation but also prove to be a harbinger of change for the Pakistani cinema.”
Shooting for the film will begin in October 2016. HUM Films will be the official distribution and marketing partner for the movie with HUM Network Limited as official media partner.