Karachi – 5th October, 2013: Releasing under the banner of Mind Works Media, Waar is Pakistan’s highly anticipated movie due to a massive hype it received from its theatrical trailer. Finally, Waar will now be releasing in all major cinemas across Pakistan this Eid-ul-Azha.
With a massive production budget of nearly US$ 2 million, Waar is Pakistan’s biggest budget movie to date. Inspired by true events, the movie has an interesting plotline based on the idea of counter-terrorism which evokes the sense of suspense, terror and action that Pakistanis are all too familiar with, given the current security concerns.
Distributed by ARY Films & Mandviwalla Entertainment, Waar is written and produced by Dr. Hassan Waqas Rana while the very talented Bilal Lashari directed it. The star cast of Waar includes a mix of industry veterans and some newcomers: Superstar Shaan plays the lead role in the movie, while Shamoon Abbasi, Hamza Ali Abbasi, Aisha Khan, Ali Azmat, Misha Shafi Kamaran Lashari and Nadeem Abbas Rana make the rest of the cast of the movie.
Talking about ARY Films role in distribution of the movie, Mohammad Jerjees Seja, CEO, ARY Digital Network said, “With the kind of excitement that audience is showing towards the trailer of Waar, ARY Films as the distributor of the movie feels highly excited to finally bring Waar to Pakistani cinemas. Mandviwalla Entertainment and ARY Films have been making active efforts for the revival of Pakistani cinema. Production of high quality and interesting movies such as Waar will surely become the game changer for Pakistan’s film industry and will provide the much needed impetus for more talented people to take risks by making movies on different topics rather than mainstream love stories.”
Sharing the views and anticipation about his first movie venture, Bilal Lashari, Director of the movie said, “I know that the audience has been waiting to watch Waar for quite some time now. I am a perfectionist by nature and have been fine-tuning several aspects of the movie to make it a truly worth watching experience for the audience. My team and I have put our tears, blood and sweat in this movie to create a masterpiece and an entertaining piece of art. We have raised the bar of everything in this movie from cinematography to shooting to aesthetics and we hope that the audience will enjoy watching this movie just as much as we enjoyed making it.”
Speaking of the high expectations from the movie, Nadeem H. Mandviwalla, managing director, Mandviwalla Entertainment said, “Mandviwalla Entertainment feels immensely pleased to be the distributor of Pakistan’s highly anticipated and biggest budget movie. It is heartening to see people like Dr. Hassan Rana & Bilal Lashari showing interest in making films and doing a commendable job in raising the bar for Pakistani film industry. The movie whose trailers have left the audience spell-bound will find watching this movie on the big screen an unforgettable experience.”
The Film has a very intricate story line which is extremely well written, it is not only the story of valor of the Pakistani security forces but the film shall also give the audience a unique look at the workings of different events Waar is a Film that will give the audience a rush of adrenaline. The high quality movie production and effects are expected to further add to the impact that the movie is likely to leave on the audience. Made with a recipe for success, all hopes are pinned to Waar to become the biggest Pakistani blockbuster of the decade.