As shooting of the FM Films production Hijrat continues, its lead cast is seeing their future being shaped right before their eyes and in front of the camera lens. Being shot on location, in one of the world’s most picturesque landscapes, Hijrat is the debut celluloid venture of ace TV writer/director/producer Farouq Mengal who has written the script and screenplay of the film. Hijrat, which showcases new talents as the film’s main leads.
is a love story that plays out in the foreground of an exodus that rendered millions homeless during the Afghan war. It touches upon the lives of those whose spirits were broken by the homes they lost and whose hearts were broken by the shelter they found. Supermodel and twice Lux Style Awards winner Rabia Butt stars opposite model-turned-actor Asad Zaman with Wiam Dahmani, the Moroccan model as their co-star. This is Rabia’s first feature film and her maiden acting venture. Starring opposite her is the dashing Asad Zaman, model and winner of the Reality Show Hero Bannay Ki Tarang. The film is also launching the beautiful and talented Saima Baloch on the silver screen and the acting career of multitalented Fahd Nur while showcasing the acting abilities of the debonair talk show host and actor Ali Fateh. Included in the cast are seasoned TV actors Mahjabeen, Azra Aftab, Ayub Khoso and Salman Shahid besides veteran Bollywood actors. The film’s musical score is composed by Sahir Ali Bagga and features the vocal talent of Ali Azmet, Rahat Fateh Ali, Atif Aslam, Richa Sharma and Shreya Ghoshal. Styling and Makeup are under supervision of Nabila, the internationally acclaimed stylist and grooming icon. Hijrat will be shot in the UK and India besides Pakistan and will be released internationally.