Dr Younis Butt is a distinguished comedy tv writer. The writer made his mark in the industry with a popular sitcom Family front in the 90s. Family front become a favorite of many. He has also been known for producing a show based on political satires. In 2001, his show, “Hum sab umeed se hain” became an acknowledged show which aired on Geo tv.
More recently, Dr Younis Butt has penned down the script for Romeo Weds Heer. This comical drama has been rating exceptionally well. The drama has been trending and giving many people a good time.
In a conversation with Epk, Dr Younis Butt told us about how Romeo weds Heer came into being. He explained the concept of Romeo weds Heer.
He delved into his thought process and told us that since Romeo is a westernized avatar and Heer is an eastern avatar, he wanted to bring the two together, to create an amusing pair. While Romeo may have many Juliets awaiting him and Heer may have many suitors in form of Ranjhas, the two will still fall in love with each other while belonging to completely different cultural backgrounds.
We further asked the writer about the casting of actors in the drama. He told us he choose to cast Feroz Khan because Feroz Khan is a very hardworking actor. He is extremely passionate about the work he does, so much so that the writer termed him a “Janooni”.
The writer said that Feroz Khan is particular about every little detail of his character in his dramas and gets as engrossed in the drama as Saba Qamar or Veena Malik does in their projects.
According to him not everyone is that specific about getting everything done right.
He added that the producers of the drama, Asad and Abdullah also suggested to cast the duo and that it was the timing of the two, Sana Javed and Feroz Khan, that made it right. As the pair was already doing Khaani and the writer saw how good they were. He believes the two displayed very good onscreen chemistry, which is why he wanted to cast them.
Watch Dr Younis Butt talk about the casting of Sana javed and Feroz Khan here: