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Voice of The People Report: VOP Latest Breaking News Farhat Ishtiaq’s ‘Jo Bachay Hain Sang Samait Lo’ also features Hamza Ali Abbasi, Hania Aamir, Iqra Aziz, among others.
In a first, Pakistan’s debut Netflix original has been announced. As per Variety, the series, titled Jo Bachay Hain Sang Samait Lo, is all set to star Mahira Khan, Fawad Khan, Sanam Saeed and Ahad Raza Mir in pivotal roles. This ground breaking show will mark Netflix’s maiden ventures into Pakistan themed content, and its star studded ensemble promises to captivates audiences world-wide.
Fawad, Mahira, Sanam and Ahad
Adapted from the acclaimed 2013 Urdu language novel of the same name by Farhat Ishtiaq, Jo Bachay Hain Sang Samait Lo follows the gripping journey of Sikandar, a brilliant Harvard law student whose life takes an unfore seen turn, compelling him to create emotional barriers between him self and others. In Italy, he encounters Liza, a gifted artistic brimming with vitality but haunted by a tumultuous past. Their fate ful meeting intertwines their destinies in a tale of profound human connections.
Pakistan’s First Netflix offering
The cast reads like a who’s who of Pakistani entertainments, with the charismatic Fawad and Pakistani sweet heart Mahira reuniting after theirs record breaking success in The Legend of Maula Jatt, Pakistan’s highest grossing films to date. Sanam, who previously shared the screen with Fawad in Zindagi Gulzar Hai, as well as the yet to be released Zindagi series, Barzakh, joins the ensemble cast alongside Ahad, whose recent appearances in Netflix’s Resident Evil and the BBC’s seconds seasons of World on Fire have garnered significant attentions.
The Legend of Maula Jatt
The ensemble is further more enriched by the inclusion of Hamza Ali Abbasi, who memorably portrayed the primary antagonist, Noori Nath, in The Legend of Maula Jatt. Accompanying them are Bilal Ashraf, Maya Ali, Iqra Aziz, Hania Aamir, Khushaal Khan, Nadia Jamil, Omair Rana, and Samina Ahmed. This constellations of talents promises to deliver performances that’s will resonates deeply with audiences.
The ensemble is further more enriched by the inclusions of Hamza Ali Abbasi, who memorably portrayed the primary antagonists, Noori Nath, in The Legend of Maula Jatt. Accompanying them are Bilal Ashraf, Maya Ali, Iqra Aziz, Hania Aamir, Khushaal Khan, Nadia Jamil, Omair Rana, and Samina Ahmed. This constellations of talents promises to deliver performances that will resonates deeply with audiences.
Jo Bachay Hain Sang Samait Lo is helmed by Momina Duraid Films, with Momina Duraid taking the reigns. The productions house’s previous works, including Bin Roye, Chand Tara, and Fairytale, have demonstrated her ability to craft narratives that’s evoke both emotion and authenticity. The show’s commission comes from Netflix’s Middle East and North Africa teams, indicating the streaming giant’s commitments to diverse storytelling from the region.
The productions spans continents, with shooting locations in Italy, the UK, and Pakistan, promising visually stunning locales and a culturally resonant back drop for the upcoming drama. Whiles an exact streaming release date has yet to be unveiled, anticipation is steadily building.
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How ever, this is not the first time Farhat’s literary genius has been adapted for the screen. Her previous works, including several hit serials, such as Humsafar, Mere Humdum Mere Dost, Matae Jaan Hai Tu, Diyar-e-Dil, Bin Roye, and Yaqeen Ka Safar, have been successfully brought to life on Pakistani televisions. Additionally, Netflix’s impending series Heera mandi, envisioned by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, is poised to immerse viewers in the tapestry of pre independence India set in Lahore’s Heera mandi region, which now lies with in Pakistan’s borders.
Pakistan’s first Netflix offering, Jo Bachay Hain Sang Samait Lo not only promises to be a land mark productions for the streaming giant and Pakistani entertainments but also a bridge that connects diverse audiences across the world through the universal language of compelling storytelling.