- Balu Mahi actor Osama Khalid Butt is all set to join hands with Saqib Malik for his much awaited directional debut ‘Baaji’ featuring Meera in the lead. The movie would also feature the Na Maloom Afraad actor Mohsin Abbas Haider.
Talking about the movie Baaji, Meera confirmed that the shooting for the film has been concluded and it’s now in the post production phase. Telling more about the film, Meera also said that the film would be produced under Meera’s own production house, which she in the process of setting up.
The film is a social drama-cum-thriller set against the backdrop of a fading Lollywood and the emerging new order of the Pakistan film industry. It’s also rumored that the film Baaji is loosely inspired by Meera’s own life and the makers have promised that it would be film with a notable difference.
The movie is packed with the star cast which apart from Meera includes Ali Kazmi, Amna Ilyas, musician and actor Mohsin Abbas Haider and the national heartthrob Osama Khalid Butt. The Balu Mahi actor had broken the news on Twitter sharing a photo with cast of the film. Osama wrote:
“I interrupt this hiatus to give news I’ve waited the better part of a year to announce: I’m starring in Saqib Malik’s debut film (been a long time coming!) Baaji opposite Amna Ilyas, Mohsin Abbas Haider, Ali Kazmi, and – Meera. Yes, you heard that right.”
I interrupt this hiatus to give news I've waited the better part of a year to announce:
I'm starring in Saqib Malik's debut film (been a long time coming!) #Baaji opposite Amna Ilyas, Mohsin Abbas Haider, Ali Kazmi, and –
Yes, you heard that right. pic.twitter.com/tLeXDNnFhH
— Osman Khalid Butt (@aClockworkObi) September 27, 2018
Model and actress Amna Ilyas also expressed her excitement on her upcoming project, saying, “It’s a dream come true. Saqib Malik’s ability as a director is so astounding that I can’t wait for people to see it.”
Baaji is expected to be revealed on screens in mid-2019.
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