KARACHI: If there’s anything that Pakistanis have awaited for more than the release of ‘The Legend of Maula Jatt’ has to be Waar. The neatly cut trailer of the 2013 film rested in our imaginations for years before Bilal Lashari actually released the film.
After his signature delays, which were this time around marred by legal complications, The Legend of Maula Jatt finally is out on the arena. The film will be hitting cinema screens across Pakistan on Eid-ul-Fitr.
Fawad Khan who plays the role of Maula in the film posted a picture from the film on Instagram and made the Eid-ul-Fitr announcement official:
“This was the day all the blood, sweat and tears began. It was my first day of the shoot. Thought we’d share this with you as the adventure begins this Eid-Ul-Fitr,” Khan said on Instagram.
The film also stars eminent names such as Hamza Ali Abbasi, Mahira Khan, Humaima Malick, Ali Azmat, Shafqat Cheema and Nayyer Ejaz.
“The movie aims to bring a contemporary take to the cult screen characters of Maula Jatt and Noori Nath. Said to be the country’s most expensive production to date, the movie is set to become not only a production marvel in Pakistani cinema but will take the fighting style unique to the east, ” said a press a release.
“It was a really ambitious project, so naturally we met a lot of challenges and the film took longer than we expected, to release. However, the film is in the final stages of post-production and will be in cinemas on Eid,” said Ammara Hikmat, the Executive Producer of the film.
The Screenplay of the film is by Bilal Lashari, dialogues by the Legendary writer of Maula Jatt 1979, Nasir Adeeb and story has been penned by Bilal Lashari and Nasir Adeeb.
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