KARACHI: Veteran Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt hopes that the latest upcoming flick by ARY – Punjab Nai Jaungi – will certainly be a blockbuster, releasing on this Eid Ul Azha.
Taking to twitter, the famed Bollywood director said: “This film is a certain winner.”
The movie’s plot is based on a romantic drama directed by Nadeem Baig – an award-winning director – and produced by Salman Iqbal, Shehzad Nasib, Humayun Saeed and Jerjees Seja.
The film has been shot entirely in Pakistan and will be released under the banner of ARY Films worldwide on upcoming Eid.
Written by the legendary playwright Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar, of Sadqay Tumhare and Pyarey Afzal fame, Punjab Nahi Jaungi boasts an A-list ensemble cast including Humayun Saeed, Mehwish Hayat, Ahmad Ali Butt, Urwa Hocane, Azfar Rehman, Behroz Subzwari, Saba Hamid, Waseem Abbas and Naveed Shehzad.
Last year, the eldest child of Bhatt – Pooja Bhatt – attended the premiere of ARY Films’ Ho Mann Jahaan and was amazed at the film’s standard immensely.
Applauding the efforts behind the movie, Pooja Bhatt recorded a video message as she has never been shied away from giving credit to films and projects that she has found impressive.
Pooja Bhatt shared her thoughts and said that the movie was amazing and she was particularly impressed with the way everyone had gotten together to work at the project. She also recalled how she had launched her career in Pakistan as well.
“I, just like Asim, also took my first steps as a director in this city, in this country,” she said.