A classic hit drama Ankahi is about to come to stage. Written by the legendary scriptwriter Haseena Moin, Ankahi originally aired in 1982 and extended over 31 episodes. The drama revolved around family life and romance in the middle-class Karachi. The play will be presented by renowned theatrical group Kopykats Productions.
The beautiful actress Amna Ilyas will be essaying the role of Sana which was originally played by popular actress Shehnaz Sheikh. Talking to Epk, the Baaji actress said that she certainly looks forward to the experience.
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“This is the first time I am doing theatre. Ankhai was a hit serial of its time and I hope to do justice to it. However, I will not be playing the role the way it was originally played, I will bring my own variations to the character.” She said. “I am both excited and nervous about performing a character on stage.” She added.
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Talking about Kopykats Productions’ work and the director of the play, she said, “Dawar has done many theatre plays before, he has popular plays such as Siachen and Pawnay 14 August to his credits. He is the best of the best in theatre and I am happy to be working with the best of the best. Hopefully my experience with him will be interesting. ”
Ankahi was a hugely lauded drama of its time. It boasted a stellar cast including Shehnaz Sheikh, Shakil, Javed Sheikh, Behroze Sabzwari, Jamshed Ansari, Salim Nasir, Qazi Wajid and Badar Khalil among others.
The rehearsals of the play have began from today and it will be staged in Karachi.
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