First ever Pakistani film to be released in Saudi Arabian cinemas
JEDDAH – Pakistani movie *Parwaaz Hai Junoon*, featuring Hamza Ali Abbasi, Ahad Raza Mir and Hania Aamir in the lead has done exceptionally well across the world, becoming one of Pakistan’s highest grossing film.
It has now been revealed that the film will be screened in Saudi Arabia on October 11. Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, made the announcement writing, “Pakistani movie *Parwaaz Hai Junoon* will be first Pakistan commercial movie to be screened in Saudi Arabia on 11th October. More films and more screenings around the world in coming months InshAllah.”
Pakistani movie “Perwaz Hai Janoon” ll be first Pak commercial movie to be screened in #SaudiArabia link on 11th October, more films and more screenings around the word in coming months Inshallah #MOIB link
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) October 5, 2018 link
PHJ is being directed by Haseeb Hasan and produced by Momina Duraid of Hum TV, This movie is based upon the lives of air force officers, highlighting their sacrifices for the country.
Apart from Hamza, Ahad and Hania, the film boasts an ensemble cast which includes the likes of Asif Raza Mir, Hina Bayat, Shamoon Abbasi, Syed Shafaat Ali and Kubra Khan.
The announcement comes days after Pakistan and Saudi Arabia signed an agreement to air each other’s content