Sajal Aly and Ahad Raza Mir will be seen in multiple projects together. While we wait to hear more from their drama being directed by Aehsun Talish, here is some interesting news from their upcoming web series Dhoop Ki Deewar.
The narrative by the maestro Umera Ahmed is from her upcoming novel that she has penned around the Pulwama attacks. This is another collaboration between the writer and director after their upcoming drama Alif. Considering their previous work we have high hopes from Dhoop Ki Deewar as well!
While talking exclusively to the web series’ director Haseeb Hasan we got some inside information about the series
The story is about two martyr families. Sajal plays a daughter of a Pakistani colonel while Ahad plays the son of an Indian Colonel. Both their fathers got martyred in the same war.
The cast of the series includes some big names like Savera Nadeem who plays Sajal’s mother, Samina Ahmed(Sajal’s grandmother), Zeb Rehman (Ahad’s grandmother), Samiya Mumtaz (Ahad’s mother), Manzar Sehbai. Adnan Jaffer, Zara Tareen, Paras Masroor, Hammad Siddiqui, Ainy Zaidi, Salma Hasan, Lubna Aslam, and Raza Talish.
We have shot the series as per international standards using 4k technology, as the series is aimed to be launched at an international platform.We are also planning on running it in Pakistan on television. The first season will be 26 episodes long with each episode of around 42 minutes.
The scale of the series is also massive and the shooting has been done at various locations of Pakistan including Swat,Kashmir and even the line of control. The series is being made in collaboration with ISPR so we will also be seeing some real army personnel in the series.
When asked what stage has the series reached, Haseeb revealed
We are aiming to complete it by November.The Pakistan shoot is almost complete then we have shoot in Kashmir.
Dhoop Ki Deewar is a produced under Hassan’s production banner, Hamdan Films in partnership with Motion Content Group Pakistan.