Sikander Rizvi, grandson of the legendary singing sensation Madam Noor Jehan and brother of actress Sonya Jehan (who debuted in Karan Johar‘s My Name Is Khan) will make his big screen debut opposite Humaima Malick.
The film titled Dekh Magar Pyaar Say being directed by the noted Pakistani ad film-maker Asad-ul Haq is under production in Lahore and is expected to release later this year in India & Pakistan simultaneously, among other global markets. This romantic comedy revolves around the main protagonists’ journey of love which is humorously chartered through the romantic city of Lahore. Talking about the film, director Asad-ul-Haq said, “Dekh Magar Pyaar Say is based in the cultural capital of Pakistan and will be featuring a brand new outlook on the traditional romantic movie, one that is filled with twists, turns, surprises and everything in between, all the while debunking established cliches associated with the romance genre.”
A successful television actress, Humaima shot to fame with Shoaib Mansoor’s critically acclaimed Bol in which she was paired opposite Atif Aslam. She made her Bollywood debut opposite Emraan Hashmi in UTV-Disney and Kunal Deshmukh’s film Raja Natwarlal. On the other hand, Sikander Rizvi is being appreciated for his good looks, and has been voted by the Pakistani media as the country’s most eligible bachelor. The script has been penned by writer and journalist Saba Imtiaz, who recently released her debut novel, ‘Karachi, You’re Killing Me!’ BAFTA winning Director of Photography, Nicholas D. Knowland [aka Nic Knowland] of Jinnah fame is the film’s DoP.