Netflix is about to release its first Pakistani-themed series, ‘Jo Bachay Hain Sang Samait Lo,’ featuring well-known actors Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan. This series is based on a book of the same name, written by Farhat Ishtiaq. He also wrote the book ‘Humsafar,’ which inspired Fawad and Mahira’s previous show. The duo recognized for their impactful roles in the hit Pakistani series ‘Humsafar,’ are reuniting after their successful collaboration in ‘The Legend of Maula Jatt.’ Their shared journey continues with this upcoming series, poised to captivate audiences across borders once again.
Interesting story: Sikandar and Lisa’s paths meet-
The storyline revolves around Sikandar, a law student at Harvard, who witnesses a life-altering incident. Later, he crosses paths with Lisa, a talented artist with a troubled past. Their stories intertwine in Italy, as the series delves into their lives. Reports indicate that the series will take place in Italy, the UK, and Pakistan.
Stellar Supporting Cast: Sanam Saeed and More Join the Show-
Joining Fawad and Mahira in this venture is Sanam Saeed, who previously co-starred with Fawad in ‘Zindagi Gulzar Hai.’ Additionally, the supporting cast includes Ahad Raza Mir, Hamza Ali Abbasi, Bilal Ashraf, Maya Ali, Iqra Aziz, Haniya Aamir, Khushal Khan, and Nadia Jameel.
Blockbuster Success: Fawad and Mahira’s last release-
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Fawad and Mahira also shared the screen in Bilal Lashari‘s action film ‘The Legend of Maula Jatt’ last year. The movie, based on the 1979 Pakistani classic ‘Maula Jatt,’ achieved a box office collection of ₹300 crore from a budget of ₹45 crore, making it the highest-grossing Pakistani film to date. However, the film did not see a release in India.
Bollywood Ventures of Fawad and Mahira-
Fawad’s entry into Bollywood began with the 2014 film ‘Khoobsurat,’ in which he starred alongside Sonam Kapoor. He also appeared in films like ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ and ‘Kapoor & Sons.’ Meanwhile, Mahira made her Bollywood debut opposite Shah Rukh Khan in ‘Raees’ in 2016.
Another Endeavor and Further Updates-
The celebrated on-screen duo is set to reunite in an upcoming Pakistani film titled ‘Neelofar,’ in which Madiha Imam also played a role. The movie, directed by Ammar Rasool and co-produced by Fawad Khan, wrapped up its main filming in December 2020. In the film, Mahira takes on the role of a blind girl. Originally slated for a theatrical release on December 23, 2022, the release date was later postponed.
Looking ahead to Fawad’s upcoming projects, the dynamic pair of Fawad Khan and Sanam Saeed is poised to shine again in the highly anticipated feature film ‘Aan.’ Joining them is Zara Noor Abbas. Their captivating on-screen chemistry from ‘Zindagi Gulzar Hai’ continues to captivate the audience. The film’s shooting is already in progress, directed by Haseeb Hasan and written by Umera Ahmed.
There’s news about Mahira’s personal life – she might be getting married to her longtime boyfriend Salim Karim. Pakistani media says they could be having their wedding in September this year.