The prolonged 10-year journey of the creation of the historic Punjabi film The Legend of Maula Jatt finally comes to a close. It took 10 years, three regime changes, and a whole lot of wait for Bilal Lashari to finally announce the release date of his highly-anticipated film After legal battles and years of delay, the film finally released on October 13 in cinemas worldwide, needless to say, we are all shook!
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The Legend of Maula Jatt is a Pakistani Punjabi language action drama film directed and written by Bilal Lashari and produced by Ammara Hikmat and Dr. Asad Jamil Khan under the production banner of Encyclomedia. It is a remake of the 1979 cult classic Maula Jatt. The film stars Fawad Khan, Hamza Ali Abbasi, Mahira Khan and Humaima Malik. Apart from the star-studded cast, here are 5 reasons to head to the cinema immediately to watch this mind-blowing remake!
4 Reasons To Head To The Cinemas To Watch The Movie Right Now!
Mega, Most Expensive Pakistani Production
A film produced in partnership with Geo Films is an emotional rollercoaster that will make you cry, laugh, and scream. The film is believed to be the most expensive Pakistani production and is history in making. There are loads of action sequences and it intriguingly introduces the main characters, redefining the standards of Pakistani cinema forever!
The sets flaunt endless clay houses, castles, and dungeons. To localize things, there’s a shahi darbar too. Netizens have gone as far as to say it’s nothing short of Punjabi ‘Game of Thrones. The attention to detail is incredible! A rare find in most Pakistani films, it and be spotted in abundance in the moments revealed!
On-Screen Chemistry Of Mahira And Fawad Khan
The blockbuster Pakistani classic drama, Humsafar has been a cult favorite and fans craved seeing the duo of Mahira Khan and Fawad Khan since then. The superstars Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan are finally coming together onscreen after a long 9-year wait and fans are ecstatic! In the brief trailer, we get the pleasure of watching Fawad and Mahira Khan watch the starry night sky, doing what they do best — romance.
The movie will be a treat to the eyes as both our favorite actors will perform in pivotal roles–Makhuu will be nothing like the meek and dutiful Khirad from ‘Humsafar‘, and seeing this fierce side of Mahira Khan is something to look forward to! The audience has forever seen Fawad as a sophisticated romantic-this shall be his action debut and seeing Fawad in this vengeful, fierce role is a visual treat in itself!
The Enticing Trailer!
The two-and-a-half-minute trailer has us all shaken with the brilliant cinematography and action-packed glory! It’s graphic, it’s gory and it sets the perfect precedent for a tragic love story. To say Bilal Lashari has outdone himself would be an understatement. The short video presenting moments from the forthcoming film is gripping, enchanting, and beautifully put together and has us booking our tickets right away!
Of course, the trailer of the long-awaited film has caught the eyes of many, including that Indian filmmaker and actor Anurag Kashyap. “Finally the film I’ve loved so much and the film you great to see, the trailer is out!” the Gangs of Wasseypur director tweeted along with the link to the trailer on YouTube.
The Epic StoryLine
This intense and epic hero origin story is a hard reboot of the 1979 cult classic Maula Jatt. The storyline seems to be a perfect blend of fear and love, packed with action and brilliant performances by our favorite superstars!
The Pakistani magnum opus is a story of Maula Jatt, a fierce prizefighter with a tortured past, who seeks vengeance against his arch nemesis Noori Natt, the most feared warrior in the land of Punjab. Loyalties are challenged and families have torn apart in this epic tale of truth, honor, and justice.
The Star-studded premiere
If these reasons weren’t enough, the star-studded and magnificent premiere of the movie with a glamorous Red Carpet, attended by all the industry stars, has us all wanting to watch the movie! The premiere has marked history in the Pakistani cinema industry, raising the bar ten folds!
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The movie has been released worldwide on the 13th of October-and we suggest booking your tickets in advance because this is a historic, visual and auditory masterpiece, not to be missed!