Sarmad Khoosat’s ‘Zindagi Tamasha’ to be released this January across Pakistan
Finally, the release date of Sarmad Khoosat’s much-anticipated film ‘Zindagi Tamasha’ has been announced and it will hit the cinemas on 24th January nationwide.
After winning the Kim Ji Seok Award at the Busan International Film Festival 2019, “Zindagi Tamasha” has become the talk of the town and the audience have been impatiently waiting for its release.
Recently, the trailer of this socio-drama film was taken down from YouTube which raised concerns on its release in Pakistan.
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#SarmadKhoosat upcoming film #ZindagiTamasha trailer which was released in late September is now has been taken down from the Youtube. In an interview, he stated, “I will be holding a press conference tomorrow about Zindagi Tamasha’s trailer being taken down where I will discuss all the pertinent details.” #Karachi #Lahore #Islamabad #Pakistan #HipInPakistan
However, the director Sarmad Khoosat cleared the air about the trailer of “Zindagi Tamasha” and said that it will be reuploaded soon after some minor deletions.
Here’s what Sarmad Khoosat said after announcing Zindagi Tamasha’s release date
“Zindagi Tamasha will hit the theaters across Pakistan on 24th January 2020. I admit that Khoosat Films removed the trailer from its YouTube channel as a few concerns were raised about the content of our film. Unfortunately, we have to condense the subject of a film in a few minutes for the trailer and hence, sometimes it doesn’t reflect the larger picture. There were a few conflicts about some dialogues and after minor deletions the trailer will again be uploaded soon.”
‘Zindagi Tamasha – Circus of Life’ stars Arif Hassan, Samiya Mumtaz, Eman Suleman, and Ali Kureshi.
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-Sarkar (p.b.u.h) ki khidmat mai paish e nazar! ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Composed and Performed by: Saakin Kalaam: Peer Syed Mehra Ali Shah Video Credits Directed by: @nirmalbano DOP: @awaisgohar Producer: Mahnoor Zaidi Associate Director: @sundushashmi Executive Producer: @sarmadkhoosat Art Director: @kanwalkhoosat Colorist: @fatimahsattar Editor: Nadeem Abbas Wardrobe: @usamakhanjalandhar.official Calligraphy: @zahid.mayo Zindagi Tamasha (#CircusOfLife) is an intimate portrait of a family as well as a scorching political commentary on the little gods on this earth who police our private passions. #KhoosatFilms #SarmadKhoosat #SamiyaMumtaz #ArifHassan #PunjabiCinema #Pakistan #EmanSuleman #AliKureshi #Saakin #zindagitamasha
Nirmal Bano has penned down the story of this film which is an intimate portrait of a family as well as a scorching political commentary on little gods on this earth who police our private passions.
The film focuses on the dark side of our society and revolves around a topic that is not openly discussed.
Sarmad Khoosat acknowledged this fact and clarified that he had no intention or hard feelings about anyone.
“Film making is a complex art form but I want to clarify that I had no ill intentions or hard feelings about anyone while I was making this film. I have sincerely told a story without any intention of hurting any sentiments.”
The Manto actor also mentioned that his film got clearance from all three censor boards back in October however, the Federal censor board has reviewed it again recently.
“Due to the concerns brought to our attention, we were called for a review recently and after minor cuts, the film has been cleared for a release. The Federal censor board has given it an adult rating due to the language spoken, which was kept that way due to the realistic approach of the film. However, in Sindh and Punjab, we got a universal certificate.”
Sarmad added that he happily agreed to the changes and he is really excited for the film to hit theatres soon.
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