Namaloom Afraad, the film released on Eidul Azha so far has been the most successful film for the year 2014. As per press reports the film has earned more than 120 million (12 crore) till now and is still attracting crowds towards cinemas. The film is clearly leading the race if compared to the other film O21 also released on Eid starring Shaan. Namaloom Afraad is directed by Nabeel Qureshi and produced by Fizza Ali Mirza and stars Fahad Mustafa, Urwa Hocane, Javed Sheikh, Mohsin Abbas Haider, Kubra Khan, Salman Shahid, Umber Khan and Mehwish Hayat. Mehwish Hayat performed on the item song in this film.
The film has been successful on both multiplexes and traditional single screen cinemas. The success of the film has also benefited the affiliated persons including director and cast members. Nabeel Qureshi the director is now offered a film by veteran film producer Sajjad Gul of Evernew productions. Evernew productions has produced many high budgeted movies in past six decades most recent of which were Ghar Kab Aaoo Gay, Deewane Tere Pyar Ke, Tere Pyar Mein, However their last few releases like Chalo Ishq Laraian, No Pesa No Problem were not much successful. Evernew productions eventually diverted its resources to produce television dramas, and stopped film making few years ago. However now Sajjad Gul has decided to produce a film again by casting Nabeel Qureshi as director.
The main female lead Urwa Hocane is also receiving offers by many new film makers, though she has not signed any deal yet.
Reference news excerpt from Urdu Daily Naibaat.
Rashid Nazir Ali