Fakhr-e-Alam celebrates the one year anniversary of “Mission Parwaaz”

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Karachi(Cliff News)Today marks the first anniversary of our National Hero Fakhr-e-Alam successfully making history by circumnavigating the globe in 23 days with Mission Parwaaz. In commemoration of the historic journey, Fakhr-e-Alam announces the launch of his documentary ‘Mission Parwaaz’.The journey of Mission Parwaaz was not only a groundbreaking National achievement for Pakistan but also marked Pakistan’s first successful circumnavigation of the globe in any mode of transportation. Fakhr-e-Alam’s documentary ‘Mission Parwaaz’ encapsulates the iconic 23 day journey including the many hurdles he overcame.The epic 23 day journey started on October 10th, 2018 from St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport, Tampa Florida, USA, flying the ‘Pilatus PC 12NG’ single-engine turboprop aircraft, covering 22 countries in 23 days. Alam made his first stopover in Boston, flew to Canadian Airbase in Goosebay, Canada, making further brief pit stops in Greenland, Iceland, United Kingdom, Egypt, Bahrain, Dubai, Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore, Dhaka, Bangkok, Singapore, Jakarta, Australia, Philippines, Taiwan, South Japan, North Japan, the Pacific Bay, Russia, Alaska, British Colombia, Colorado, Houston, and lastly safely flying back to Clearwater Airpark, Tampa Florida on November 3rd, 2018.Upon completing the historic journey, the last video message recorded by Alam said, “Pakistan, news from Florida, Mission Parwaaz, Mission accomplished. Thousands of nautical miles, hundreds of hours, 22 countries, 23 days and one big dream for one big nation. Pakistan congratulations, we are now in the history books of aviation.”Commenting on the 1 year anniversary of Mission Parwaaz, Fakhr-e-Alam says, “I have always been proud to be a Pakistani. I undertake things to make my country proud. Mission Parwaaz, a global circumnavigation was a once in a life time adventure very few people get to do. I hope to see more Pakistanis to under take such an endeavour. I can’t wait for a Pakistani woman pilot to circumnavigate the planet. Pakistanis have the talent, ability and the heart to do extra ordinary things. My next focus is space travel. I hope I can carry the Pakistani flag into space. Need all your prayers.”The documentary ‘Mission Parwaaz’ will be aired on Pakistan’s state owned broadcaster – Pakistan Television (PTV) as recognition and celebration of this extraordinary historical achievement by a Pakistani. Fakhr-e-Alam is also currently working on a book, details of which will be released at a later date.

 

Faran Tahir joins Shaz Khan directing debut in “The Martial Artist”

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London(Cliff News)Acclaimed Pakistani Actor Shaz Khan joins hands with renowned Hollywood actor-producer Faran Tahir, for his directorial debut film ‘The Martial Artist’. Both were present in London at a press conference during a trip to London to watch an exclusive Brave MMA event. Khan shared his story of how he had always envisioned making films that tell universal stories for the global audience that have Pakistanis/Desis as the main characters. “The Martial Artist is a sports action drama dealing with the main character’s rise in the MMA world in California and after suffering a horrific loss his journey back to his homeland where he connects with his roots and has a spiritual awakening that leads to his comeback,” adds Khan when asked about the storyline. Earlier this year intense footage of Shaz Khan’s training for the project was released on social media which saw the actor-director learning jiu jitsu, boxing, Muay Thai and wrestling to prepare for the movie. Faran Tahir saw the potential of the project showing not only an immigrant story but an authentic lens Into the mixed martial arts world. Being a Hollywood staple he came on as a producer and is also playing one of the main characters in the story. It’s simple from my end if you want to see brown faces on the global screen, we have to create those stories ourselves” commented Tahir at the press conference. “ The cross cultural film is based on the story of two Pakistani-American MMA fighters rising up the ranks in California and eventual journey back to the motherland. Shot between the U.S. and Pakistan, ‘The Martial Artist’ will be the first global sports action drama that has Pakistani actors as leads with a universal story exploring relevant themes. In the film Khan will be playing the lead role and also producing alongside his co-producers Faisal Rehman & Faraz Khan of Impact Films, Joseph Faulk and Brian Aspinwall – Shaz Khan’s long time creative collaborators. Khan is represented by his lawyer Elsa Ramo in Beverly Hills. Details of when the movie be released will be disclosed at a later date.

BFFs launch their first web series on 19th July 2019

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Karachi (Cliff News) Imagine Nation pictures (IN) is a new venture by 4 upcoming filmmakers namely Sami Rehman (of Bekaar Films fame), Rida Zahra, Ghania Asad and Sidrah Jamil. IN was formed in the hopes of further exploring the web series market in Pakistan and later dabbling into films and other media. IN’s goal is to present a range of different genres and exciting content that would inspire the Pakistani youth.“BFFs” (meaning Best Friends Forever) is their first web series and will be premiering on the 19th of July 2019 on Youtube. KFC Pakistan has teamed up with IN and is onboard as the official food partner for the web series. BFFs comprises of a total of 6 Episodes. They will release each Episode every Friday respectively.BFFs is a light-hearted, youth centric and a fourth-wall-breaking, experimental comedy. Something to be enjoyed by friends and family alike. The series focuses on two crazy best friends (Rida & Sami), who chose friendship over love – when given an ultimatum. In order to save their 20 year friendship, the two decided to get married and stay ‘best friends forever’, without even having an ounce of romance between them. Life after marriage was of course, not as easy as the both of them had imagined. The series contains some special appearances by a few well known youtubers (namely Bekaar Films).The teaser was released on the 2nd of July and has received a lot of love from the people – it has reached more than 115,000 views on Facebook alone.IN launched the official trailer with KFC on the 10th of July 2019 at KFC ittehad outlet.  KFC Pakistan exclusively hosted the official trailer launch event.

LINK TO THE OFFICIAL TRAILER:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_0ekfLlNak

Mr. Noor Alam, the Chief Marketing Officer – KFC, graced the event with his presence and shared his thoughts on the partnership. He stated:“KFC Pakistan has always been highly spirited to explore avenues that connect KFC with youth and the brand is enthralled to support local content like BFFs. Through this partnership, we once again remind our audience that KFC is a brand that is young by heart and feels pride to promote and support local entertainment industry. We accolade the hard work of the young talented individuals and wish them all luck for the venture’s success.”We are also grateful to the Assistant Brand Manager – KFC, Nigah- e-Hasnain for her thorough support.

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SJP Films confirms its 2nd feature titled “Middle Class”

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Karachi(Cliff News)Sadia Jabbar Productions confirms its 2nd feature film titled “Middle class”.The production will hit the floor next summer and it will be released in 2020. The story of the film revolves around the dreams & desire of Pakistani middle class. It’s going to be an entertainment ride while highlighting some issues of Pakistani middle class in a thought provoking manner, new perceptions on our society and is bound to provide thought provoking content.In collaboration with HKC Entertainment, Cine Star and SadiaJabbar Productions.

Pakistani Films week by Cinepax starts on 7th Dec 2018

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Karachi(Cliff News)Cinepax Limited, Pakistan’s leading family entertainment company is going Green from 7th till 13th December. The campaign is called as “Pakistani week” and will show some selected Pakistani movies across all multiplexes in Pakistan on public demand and in support of the local film industry.The selected Pakistani movies will run on silver, gold and platinum screens on a 40%, 30% and 20% discount respectively.
The sole purpose of this week-long campaign is to bring the classics back to the cinema for their loyal customers and film enthusiasts to enjoy and to promote the Pakistani film industry and wave a good bye to the year 2018 with a bang – with a strong hope of 2019 being a better one.Cinepax aims to ensure that we wow our guests by delivering a state-of-the-art entertainment experience and service excellence together.

Sorry: A Love Story by Faysal Qurashi Films in collaboration with SJ Films

Karachi(Cliff News)Faysal Quraishi and Sohail Javed revealed the title and cast of their much-awaited feature film ‘Sorry: A Love Story,’ in a Press Conference in Karachi. The event took place on Friday amidst notable names from the media industry that came out to support the announcement event. Attendees included Humayun Saeed, Samina Peerzada, Fahad Mustafa, Nadeem Baig, Adnan Siddiqui, Mansha Pasha, Javed Sheikh, Abdullah Kadwani, Ahsan Rahim, and many more.The genre of this film, by SJ Films and Faysal Quraishi Films, will be Romance and Drama, produced by Faysal Quraishi, co-produced, directed & written by Sohail Javed, with co-writer Asma Nabeel.’Sorry: A Love Story’ is about the ups and downs of love, finding love, losing it, and finding it again. The star-studded cast includes Aamina Sheikh, Faysal Quraishi, Sonya Hussyn and Zahid Ahmed. Other notable actors from the industry will also be seen as supporting cast in this film.The film’s original score will be produced by renowned musician Abbas Ali Khan. Some of the best names from the music industry are a part of the original soundtrack album. This film will be shot both in Pakistan and in an international location. The film ‘Sorry’ will go on floor in early 2019 and is expected to release the same year.

Indian Actress Additi Singh reached Pakistan

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Karachi (Cliff News)Indian actress Additi Singh has reached to pakistan.She expressed joy over coming to pakistan young icon of south indian film industry. Additi said i am happy to come again here People of Pakistan are film and music lovers and i bring lot of unforgettable memories of life.Acting in the Pakistani film wajood is a important part of my career.Pakistani filmmakers are working hard and last two couple of years we saw lot of potential in lollywood.She stay in Pakistan until the completation shooting of her new film.

About Additi Singh:

Additi Singh is an Indian film actress.She started her career at a young age, featuring in a Clean & Clear viral advertisement at age of 15.Then she played the female lead in the Telugu romance movie Guppedantha Prema. She turned 17 while filming this movie. She received good feedback for her debut film.Aditi also worked in Pakistani film Wajood.images