We hope they finally do it now! The most star-studded and expensive movie in the history of Pakistani cinema, Yalghaar is finally releasing on this Eid ul Fitr. The film is an action-thriller which is based on true life stories of death defying Swat operation conducted by the Pakistan Army. It will compete with Ali Azmat and Urwa Hocane starrer Jhol, and Danish Taimoor’s Mehrunissa V Lub U.
Waar famed producer Hassan Waqas Rana announced his second movie with additional tasks of direction, screenplay and story, all on his shoulders, in 2014. After multiple announcements about the release dates, Rana recently confirmed that his movie will release on this Eid ul Fitr. Today, the news was also confirmed by Bilal Ashraf, who will also be playing a key role in the movie.
Reportedly, Yalghaar will see Shaan Shahid and Humayun Saeed facing off as protagonist and antagonist, respectively. Other cast of the film feature Adnan Siddiqui, Ayub Khoso, Ashir Azeem, Bilal Ashraf, Gohar Rasheed, Umair Jaswal, Armeena Rana Khan and Ayesha Omar. The film will also mark the debut of former news anchor Sana Bucha.
The first extended teaser of the film was released in July, 2015.
Rana’s very first production Waar became the highest grossing film in the history of Pakistani cinema in 2013. It earned Rupees 346M on box office worldwide. In 2015, Jawani Phir Nahi Ani grossed Rupees 494M to top the charts.
Yalghaar initially announced HUM Films as the official media partner but now, the reports revealed that ARY Films will be doing the job instead.