The much awaited Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan starrer The Legend of Maula Jatt Got a release date. Sharing the poster of the magnum opus, the actor said that Zindagi Gulzar Hai will hit theaters on October 13.
A reboot of Yunus Malik’s 1979 classic Maula Jat, the Punjabi film is helmed by Bilal Lashari. Fawad will be seen in the titular role and Mahira will be seen in the role of Mukho. It focuses on the rivalry between a local hero and the leader of a brutal gang. According to a report in Variety, the director has reimagined the story for a global audience. Said to be the most expensive film in the history of Pakistani cinema, the cast includes actors such as Hamza Ali Abbasi, Humaima Malik, Faris Shafi and Gohar Rashid.
Fawad Khan shared The Legend of Maula Jatt poster on Instagram. “Coming to a screen near you on October 13, 2022,” he captioned it. Another post shared that the trailer will be released in three days.
Talking about the film, Fawad told Variety, “It gives me immense joy and I am honored to play the legendary Maula Jatt. Working with the team is an absolute pleasure. I wish everyone the best and I hope the audience enjoys it as much as I enjoyed making it. “
Mahira Khan said, “No matter what project I promote, I am asked about ‘The Legend of Maula Jatt’. It was a unique experience for me as an actor, learning to act in a language I didn’t particularly know was a challenge I enjoyed. I believe great things happen when hard work and patience are combined. I believe
Director Bilal Lashari also commented that the ten-year journey of creating an impossible film will finally end with its release. Readers may not know, but the first look trailer of the film was released in December 2018.
Fans were excited about the announcement of The Legend of Maula Jatt release date. One fan wrote, “Finally. Hopefully it will be on Netflix for a worldwide audience. Another fan commented, “Watching it a hundred times.” Fawad’s non-Pakistani fans, including Indians, have questioned whether they can watch the film in their country.
Before Pakistani artists were banned in India, Fawad Khan played the lead role in Sonam Kapoor’s Khoobsurat. She was one of the leads in Kapoor and Sons alongside Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt. Mahira Khan, on the other hand, made her big Bollywood debut with Shah Rukh Khan in Raees. Fawad and Mahira have previously worked together in the hit TV show Humsafar. He has also done Neelofar, Ho Man Jahan and Pare Hut Love.