Earlier, it had been reported that Farooq Mengal has signed Heartthrob Shahzad Sheikh for his direction debut venture, Hijrat. But now there is a slight change of plan, as Shahzad Sheikh is being replaced with dazzling Asad Zaman, who has been given a chance to flaunt his acting skills opposite to gorgeous Rabia Butt. Farooq Mengal has really worked hard for the film and has imported first-rate production and film-making equipment from india to maintain quality of the film.
The film is Film Hijrat portrays human rights issues in Pakistan and is a romantic flick. It is about a love triangle and elaborates many problems in Pakistan. Asad Zaman, the model who won the Reality Show “Hero Bannay Ki Tarang“, will portray the role of a carefree young man who finds himself thrown into the world of pain and agony – a refugee camp where he sees the flip side of life and where paradoxically he also finds love.
Along with Rabia Butt and Asad Zaman, the cast of film Hijrat also includes Noman Ijaz, Azra Aftab, Ayub Khoso and the Moroccan actress Wiam Dhamani who is also staring in Shehzad Rafique’s film ‘Ishq Khuda’.The film’s music will be composed by Sahir Ali Bagga and will features the vocals of Ali Azmet, Rahat Fateh Ali, Atif Aslam, Richa Sharma and Shreya Ghoshal. Hijrat will be shot in the UK and India besides Pakistan and will be released internationally.