Farooq Mengal stands among the pillars, upon whom Pakistani drama industry is based. The news about the legendary director is like, after proving his skills as a drama director, he has made up his mind to jump into the film industry, and to revamp his career as a film director. The director is going to shoot a featured film, titled as “Hijrat”.
The movie is based on a love triangle with a some sort of of human rights issues. Farooq threw some light on the theme of the movie by having a word on it, and said,”The film is based on romance and commitment essentially but we also wanted to explore the background of human rights issues in Pakistan, In today’s times, we have an endless list of problems in this country and I think we have to find stories from this society so the audience can relate.” The film is all set to release in October this year.
The star cast of the movie includes some of the biggest names that Pakistani entertainment industry has, such as Shahzad Sheikh (actor Javed Sheikh’s son), Noman Ijaz, Rabia Butt, Azra Aftab, Ayub Khoso and Wiam Dhamani, the Moroccan actor who is also appearing in Shehzad Rafique’s film, Ishq Khuda. In order to make a quality film, he has imported first-rate production and film-making equipment from India. “You can witness the difference in our economy. If you make a good quality film, it could potentially run in cinemas for several weeks,” he added.