Saawan is a 2017 Pakistani suspense drama film directed by Farhan Alam and produced and written by Mashood Qadri under the production banner of Kalakar Films. The film is based on a true story of a disabled child, who is up against all kinds of obstacle and cruelty.
The film stars Saleem Mairaj, Syed Karam Abbas, Arif Bahalim, Najiba Faiz and Imran Aslam in the lead roles. The other cast includes Tipu Sharif, Hafeez Ali, Sehrish Qadri, Sohail Malik, Shahid Niazmi, Muhammad Abbas, Danial Yunus, Mehek Zulfiqar and Syed Muhammad Ali. A special appearance is made by Lt. Gen. S. A. A. Najmi (R).
It was selected as the Pakistani entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards.
Previously the movie has bagged Best Foreign Language Feature Film Award at the Madrid International Film Festival 2017, the Best Film Award and the Best Soundtrack Award at Salento International Festival Italy.
Saawan has once again made us proud by bringing home the Best Foreign Film Award at the 11th annual Alexandria Film Festival held in Virginia USA. It was screened on the second day of the festival.
Farhan Alam (Director) had the following to say in his recent Facebook post,
“I am proud to announce that Saawan has won Best Foreign Film Award at the 11th annual Alexandria Film Festival held in Virginia, USA. Congratulations team Saawan on another win,”
We wish team ‘Saawan’ more luck and more success, way to go!