Gohar Rasheed & Sonya Hussyn will be seen as the leads in the upcoming movie!
Previously the role of the female lead was offered to Faryal Mehmood opposite Gohar Rasheed but now the leading lady of the film is played by Sonya Hussyn.
The director Abu Aleha himself confirmed the news about the female protagonist of the film. In his recent interview with a media outlet, he said:
“Through mutual understanding, Faryal has left the project. We had locked Faryal for the role and even had her sign the contract. But [as time went by and this script kept developing] at the eleventh hour, this character became so difficult that there was a need for workshops and due to her personal issues like marriage and health, she couldn’t give us the time required for this role.”
Aleha further added:
“We have commitments ahead to OTT platforms that require us to have these shoots done in specific time and way, so we couldn’t postpone.”
Even Faryal Mehmood also shared:
“I backed out because I was under the weather… The shoot is really intense and dates were not flexible.”
Abu Aleha confirmed:
“We now have Sonya Hussyn and it’s officially confirmed.”
Now the new pair of the film is Gohar Rasheed & Sonya Hussyn as the Mann Mayal star has previously shared that:
“How a common man gets affected by [the coronavirus], how a simple couple gets affected by the horror of Covid-19 and the repercussions of lockdown.”
The film will be shot for the giants Netflix and Amazon. Abu Aleha will direct the film and the script is penned by Abida Ahmed. Mont Blanc is producing it and the director of Photography is Asad Malik.