Express TV’s famous drama Razia got a huge critical acclaim. Razia was a brilliantly written and perfectly executed short series. The series featured ace actor Mahira Khan along with a talented cast which includes Momal Sheikh, Mohib Mirza, Parveen Akbar, Kausar Siddiqui, Shaheera Jalil Al Basit, Kaleem Ghori, Arman Sami, Kashif Hussain, M. Saqib Rajput, Shahzad Mallick, Akbar Islam, Daniya Kanwal, Samina Nazeer, Abeer Naeem, Fajr Sheikh, Esha Usman, Abrish, Aiza Khan, Umm e Laila, Ali Hur, Shayan, Abdullah, Hashir, Minsa Salman, Meryam Zehra, Fatima Imtiaz. The drama was penned by Mohsin Ali who was also the director of this masterpiece. Executive producers of the project are Hina Aman & Kamran Afridi. Ali Salman is the project head of the drama.
This Sunday, the brilliant cast of Razia made an appearance in The Talk Talk Show hosted by Hassan Choudary. The cast talked about their background and how they became part of the iconic short series Razia.
Kaleem Ghori, who played the character of Mannu shared the details about himself. He said, “I was studying in Napa, I joined Napa in 2013, and completed studies in 2016. Besides this, I have been doing theatre for so long. I was getting work in the theatre but didn’t get work in the industry. Yes, I did a lot of other roles in various dramas. I used to get very small roles. You can say that I worked as a junior artist and then I also got a few films. Now, Alhamdullilah, two of my dramas are airing, Working Women & 101 Talaqain. Also, I worked in Javed Iqbal, Laal Kabootar and other films, it is quite big of Mohsin Ali that he casted me in Razia. Here is the link to the video:
Arman Sami also shared his background. He played the character of Razia’s brother. Arman said, “I joined the Arts Council in 2018, I did a course with Sir Meesam, after the studies, I did theatre and short films, Razia was my first television project”. Here’s the link to the video:
Shaheera Jalil Albasit also shared her background. Talking about her academic background, Shaheera Jalil Albasit said, “I did my bachelors in Geo Physics. I got a Full Bright scholarship. I did my masters in MPA from George Washington University. After doing my masters, I worked as a social activist in the USA. After coming back to Pakistan, I served in the government, I had a job in Islamabad. It was after COVID 19 when I realized that acting is my true calling”. Here is the link to the video:
Here are the screenshots from the drama serial Razia: