Celebrities stuck in Thailand to return to Pakistan tomorrow
Sara Loren thanked Imran Khan for the cooperation while making the announcement
The shoot for Muhib Mirza’s directorial debut Ishrat Made In China had kicked off in Thailand before COVID-19 took a serious turn around the globe.
Half the cast of the film had returned to Pakistan after completing their 15-day schedule but the remaining half got stuck in Thailand with limited supplies and no flights.
Mirza and celebrities pleaded the government, the Prime Minister Imran Khan, Film Producers association, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to help them get back home.
Following this, one of the leading cast members of the upcoming film Sara Loren just revealed a good news on social media.
Read: Limited supplies, no flights: Pakistani celebs stranded in Thailand plead for help
The actor took to Twitter to announce, "Finally some light in these tough times. Thank you to the Pakistani authorities. Just been informed that we will be flying back to our homes tomorrow, Tuesday, April 14, 2020." She then tagged PTI and Imran Khan to inform her followers about how the arrangements were made.
Finally some light in these tough times .Thank you to the Pakistani authorities.just been informed that we will be flying back to our homes tomorrow .( Tuesday 14th April 2020) @ImranKhanPTI @PTIofficial— Mona Liza (@saraloren101) April 13, 2020
Another leading cast member Shamoon Abbasi, had told The Express Tribune earlier that the team was waiting patiently for Pakistan to open its air space. “But PIA revealed the list of countries’ flights that will be allowed and Thailand wasn’t one of them,” he said. "Not to mention, Thailand is also expected to close its air space soon. And if that happens before PIA resumes its flights, then we are doomed.”
The remaining cast members include Sanam Saeed, Hassan Shehryar Yasin (HSY), Mani, Mustafa Choudhary, Ali Kazmi, and Imam Said.
The stranded cast members were staying in a hotel in Kanchanaburi, which is a tourist destination three to four hours away from Bangkok. According to Abbasi, there are zero cases of coronavirus there, but the director had informed that they had limited supplies and 21 people including the crew to sustain.
Nevertheless, congratulations to the team and here's hoping for their safe return!
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