The cast of the upcoming romantic movie Hijrat which is written and directed by Farooq Mengal and produced under the banner of Farooq Mengal (FM) Productions met the media recently at Hijrat’s music launch.
The film, which will be distributed nationwide by HUM Films and Eveready Group of Companies, is a love story which plays out in the foreground of the exodus of millions of people from Afghanistan to Pakistan following the Afghan War.
The cast includes fresh talent in lead roles with model-turned-actor Asad Zaman as the male protagonist, and Rabia Butt and Rubab Ali as the female protagonists. Industry veterans like Nadeem, Ayub Khoso, Durdana Butt, Jamal Shah, Mahjabeen, Saima Baloch and Noaman Aijaz also make up the cast of Hijrat. Film star Sana is also present in the film in special guest appearance.
The programme, hosted by Shanaz Ramzi, CEO STARLINKS PR began with a welcome and a brief introduction about the movie.
The cast present at the occasion shared their experiences on sets spanning both Pakistan and Turkey, while the cast making its debut on the silver screen also spoke about making the transition to the big screen. Ali Azmat, who has lent his musical talent to the Hijrat soundtrack, spoke at length on the music of the film.
The movie hits cinemas nationwide on April 22, 2016.