Usman Mukhtar and Ushna Shah together on silver screen!

According to a press statement, Usman Mukhtar and Ushna Shah will star in an upcoming criminal thriller. The two will soon be seen in leading roles, with the Hum Kahan Ke Sachay Thay star portraying a cop. Zaheeruddin will direct the yet-to-be-titled picture. The director is directing his debut feature film, which will begin shooting in Lahore this month under the company of Dareechay Films.

“I am so happy to be a part of this project,” Mukhtar said of the film, “and it’s something we have been talking about for some years with Zaheer (Bhai).” Furthermore, he said, “Really hope the audience will enjoy what we’ve been working on,” he added. For the time being, the film’s details are being kept under wraps.

Ushna also shared her excitement and confirmation on her Instagram story.

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Usman Mukhtar with his upcoming film Umro Ayyar

After Janaan, Parchi, and the unreleased Umro Ayar with Sanam Saeed, this will be Mukhtar’s fourth feature film. Umro Ayyar, Pakistan’s first Urdu comic book, has been adapted into a film.

The first teaser for the film, which is set to be released in 2022, has been released. With dramatic music, the 49-second trailer revealed the project’s title.

“Of a magical land and evil jinns, of ancient lore and fights within, of modern visions and tales of glory! Tayyar Ho [are you ready] for this epic story?” the official Twitter handle of the film shared. Previously, Mukhtar had shared, “Legend became a myth, myth became a story and after hundreds of years, the legend awakens again.” The film is directed by Azfar Jafri. 

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