WEB DESK: Sanam Saeed and Mohib Mirza starrer ‘Bachaana’ is all set to hit screens across the border simultaneously on February 26.
The Indo-Pak venture stars Sanam and Mohib in key roles and is a cross border connection similar to Salman Khan’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan.
According to Zee News, the flick will hit silver screens in both Pakistan and India on the same day.
“The distributors in India have shown interest primarily because the film’s trailer evoked social media discussions comparing Bachaana with Bollywood hit Bajrangi Bhaijaan,” Director Nasir Khan told Indian News agency PTI.
“The Pakistan-India angle has intrigued and created a lot of buzz for the film and I am positive that cine goers will not be disappointed. Things have been finalised (with distributors) and I am excited to see Bachaana release in India,” he added.
Khan said that Bachaana’s OST (songs) is also a cross-border collaboration, pairing the cinema of Pakistani and Indian music fraternity, Bollywood music director, Prasad Sashte and Pakistan’s celebrated singer Shafqat Amanat Ali.
The film is said to have captured cross-border relations on and off screen and through this project Sanam hopes to bridge the gap between the two countries.
The upcoming romantic thriller has been shot in Mauritius.
Mohib Mirza will be playing the role of a Pakistani taxi driver, Vicky, who comes to Alia’s (Sanam Saeed), an Indian girl’s rescue.
Bachaana’ follows the couple’s adventurous journey culminating in love as what is said ‘love knows no boundaries’.