Pakistani horror flick Siyaah will be screened at select cinemas in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad on March 15.
Siyaah, which revolves around the use of black magic, has been directed by Asfar Jafri and written by Islamabad’s local celebrity, comedian Osman Khalid Butt. Producer Imran Raza Kazmi said, “Our entire team is extremely passionate about Siyaah and we have put our 110%into it. We believe that its success will push Pakistani cinema in a new direction and support the efforts of new local film-makers like us who put everything they have into their projects.”
Kazmi hopes that Siyaah will revive our film industry and we will see many new movies in cinemas in the future.
The Islamabad-based cast consists of Hareem Farooq, Qazi Jabbar, Mahnoor Usman, Ahmed Ali Akbar, Aslam Rana, Sofia Wanchoo Mir, Rizwana, Sarwar Salimi, and Amy Saleh — aspiring young actors that are aiming to make a mark with the release of this film.
The movie ticket is priced between Rs350 to Rs400, while the film is expected to run for two weeks. A red carpet event, featuring the cast and crew, will be held in Karachi on March 16. Go buy your tickets to support Pakistani cinema!
Published in The Express Tribune, March 15th, 2013.
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