The Mahira Khan starrer Verna is all set to release on 17th November, 2017 worldwide.
Verna is written, produced and directed by Shoaib Mansoor, known for his highly acclaimed films Khuda Kay Liye and Bol.
Mansoor , known for introducing new faces in his movies and introduced Mahira Khan and Atif Aslam in Bol, Fawad Khan and Eman Ali in Khuda Kay Liye, this time inducting Coke Studio sensation Haroon Shahid, who has sung hit songs like Baliye, Tum Kaho and Koi Labda. Shahid will be starring opposite Khan while the rest of the cast includes Zarrar Khan, Naimal Khawar, and Rasheed Naz.
The story of Verna revolves around Sara (Mahira Khan) who is happily married to Aami (Haroon Shahid) until their lives fall apart when they are faced with some extraordinary circumstances.
Verna has been made by Shoman Productions, a Pakistani media production company founded in 2000 by Shoaib Mansoor and will be distributed under the banner of HUM Films.
Mansoor about his recent flick stated, “I believe in meaningful cinema. Subject of all my films are very close to my heart and Verna is no different. It is my ongoing effort to educate both men and women… women to stand up for their rights and men to accept women as their equals.”
Sultana Siddiqui, President of HUM Network, stated, “Verna gives out a strong message to the society, and we at HUM feel honoured to be signed up as distributors for this movie. Shoaib is not only one of the most gifted directors of our time but also a personal friend.”
The first video look of Power Di Game, a rap track sung by the Islamabad based musician Xpolymer Dar, was released recently. The lyrics of the song are penned by Shoaib Mansoor and gives out a strong message.