Zindagi Gulzar Hai stars Fawad Khan-Sanam Saeed reunite after 8 years for Zindagi’s new series, see first look
Pakistani stars Fawad Khan and Sanam Saeed are plot to reunite for Zindagi’s upcoming series, eight years after their hit uncover Zindagi Gulzar Hai.
The but-to-be-titled uncover, to be streamed on ZEE5, will doubtless be helmed by acclaimed director Asim Abbasi, identified for Cake and the hit Zindagi Normal Churails.
In step with the makers, the series blends collectively “magical realism and supernatural delusion interior a family reunion atmosphere”, facing the subject matters of admire, loss and reconciliation.
“Fawad performs a single mum or dad – charming but ridden with guilt for what he has lost. Along with his son, he tries to be every bit the father his hold father modified into and wasn’t. Sanam performs the central female personality in the series.
“Harbouring otherworldly secrets and ways, she takes it upon herself to heal, and accept as true with entire, everybody who surrounds her,” the uncover from the makers read.
Khan, who changed into a household title in the country with Pakistani dramas cherish Zindagi Gulzar Hai (2013), Humsafar and later with Hindi motion photos cherish Kapoor & Sons and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, credited Zindagi for being an “inclusive” platform for artistes.
“I feel Zindagi is taking plucky and plucky decisions when it involves storytelling. It’s naturally evolving into a platform that encourages diversity of conception and inclusiveness for all filmmakers and topic matter ranging from everyday mainstream to avant-garde and noir. I feel there’s a situation for everybody on this ingenious panorama,” the 40-twelve months-broken-down actor acknowledged.
Saeed acknowledged she is overjoyed to collaborate with Abbasi after the duo’s acclaimed Cake in 2018.
“This unique project embarks on a fantastical fling with some comely performances by a extraordinarily meticulously picked forged. I’m in a position to’t wait for everybody to admire the magic that’s been created on this rather limbo land,” Saeed, 36, acknowledged.
Shailja Kejriwal, Chief Divulge material Officer, Special Projects, Zee Leisure Enterprises acknowledged the team is overjoyed to raise collectively the trio of Khan, Saeed and Abbasi for the project.
“This time we contain now experimented with the genre as well to the storyline. While audiences contain continually viewed reveals on family dynamics, this one is infused with nation-states of mystique and delusion, making it an mesmerizing look,” she added.
Director Abbasi acknowledged Zindagi has change into a “pioneer”, no longer accurate for India-Pakistan over-the-top (OTT) collaborations, but furthermore for encouraging artistes to “push boundaries of narrative storytelling”.
“I skilled that with ‘Churails’ and I am experiencing that again with this project. Below Shailja’s enhance and guidance, Zindagi has if truth be told change into a dwelling for a lot of filmmakers cherish me, the build we are in a position to appear our craziest, wildest concepts arrive to fruition. I am feeling blessed, and very hopeful that this unique project can contain a extraordinarily proper emotional resonance no longer handiest with the South Asian viewers, but a international target audience,” the filmmaker acknowledged.
The series has long gone on floor, with a properly-organized phase of it being shot in the picturesque Hunza Valley, Pakistan.
Zindagi, previously TV channel, is now on hand on the streaming platform ZEE5.