Award-winning filmmaker Asim Abbasi, will launch his directorial debut feature film titled Cake in Cinemas at the end of this year. Set in the present-day world of Karachi and London, the film offers a heartfelt look at the realities of life and death, of past and present, of choices and consequences. The director is currently shooting the last spell of his movie in London.
Cake unfolds a story about the passage of time seen through the eyes of one family member to another. The cast is led by leading Pakistani actors Aamina Sheikh, Adnan Malik and Sanam Saeed.
This last week, Executive Producer of the film Sayed Zulfiqar Bukhari hosted the cast, crew and many members of the film and creative fraternity to celebrate the beginning of the film’s London shoot. “I have been watching the evolution of Pakistani cinema over the years and am excited to be a part of this project to showcase Pakistani talent to an international audience,” he commented.
According to Abbasi, “the story unravels layer by layer, as the characters confront past secrets and buried truths.”
The Director of Photography of the film is Mo Azmi and Aarij Hashimi is the Production Designer. The film is being produced by UK production company – Indus Talkies, with Mahnoor Amna Mahmood as the Associate Producer and Sayed Zulfiqar Bukhari as the Executive Producer.