Following the launch of the sensational and epic fantasy drama MorMahal, Geo TV organized a special meet-and- greet session with the cast and crew of thePakistani television industry’s most phenomenal drama on April 26, 2016.
Director SarmadKhoosat’s MorMahal aired in Pakistan, on Sunday April 24, 2016 on GEO TV’s primetime 8pm till 9pm. Bringing together a combination of the Mughal era with Greek, Egyptian and Turkish aesthetic elements.
The fantasy play revolves around singer/turned actor Umair Jaswal in his first acting role, portraying the Nawab Asif Jahan of the fictional state of Jahanabad and the women of his harem including MeeshaShafi and Fizza Ali; the oracle Sania Saeed and Badshah Begum HinaBayat Khan. MorMahal’ seccentric story line and the sudden twists and turns of its plot give the audience a taste of royalty, glamour and power-scheming at its primal form. This drama is conceptualized by one of Pakistan’s most creative minds Imran Aslam, the President of Geo TV Network.
The press conference, organized for media personnel and bloggers not only offered the audience an insight into this phenomenal drama, produced by the highly regarded Babar Javed, but also provided the cast an opportunity to share their experience on the sets.
The drama’s vivid collection of 39 soundtracks, ranging from raags to pop music was also aired for the first time at this conference, after which the floor was open for aQ&A session with the cast.The event coincided with the announcement of 100,000 likes on Facebook for MorMahal, with the highlight of the event being a performance of Shahanshah-e-waqt (OST for MorMahal) by Umair Jaswal.
MorMahal is the most-talked-about and expensive TV production in Pakistani history. The creators paid close attention to each and every intricate detail; from the unique story line to the costumes and aesthetics. The exemplary team behind this showpromises a breakthrough inPakistani Drama Industry norms, re-defining the process of making a period fantasy with a combination of classical and contemporary techniques.
Umair Jaswal, Hina Bayat Khan, Fizza Ali, Kinza Saleem, Ali Saleem and SoniyaNazir were some of the names from the MorMahal cast who showed up and reminisced about the drama serial in this meet and greet, which was held in Zevar Hall, Pearl Continental Hotel in Karachi