The latest Bollywood film to release nation wide on 19th August 2016 featuring the youngest of superstar family, Momal Shiekh. Happy Bhag Jayegi is a romantic comedy Directed by Mudassar Aziz and Produced by Anand L. Rai and Krishika Lulla.
The star studded cast includes, Abhay Deol, Jimmy Shergill, Ali Fazal, Javed Sheikh and Momal Sheikh. The film marks Rai’s third collaboration with Eros International after Raanjhanaa (2013) and Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2015).
Momal Sheikh has received a remarkable support from not only her family but also here colleagues in India and Pakistan. Muddassir Aziz remarks, “Momal Sheikh is a revelation! She’s a phenomenal human being to begin with, besides being such a surprising actor. There’s calm about her presence which the camera loves. She’s only begun and I’m sure she has so much to gain from & give to our film industry. I feel proud to have introduced her in films here in India, because she’s not stopping anytime soon.” While her fellow actor Diana Penty says, “It’s been a lot fun working with the entire team of happy bhag jayegi, especially Momal! She and I got along like a house on fire and had some really fun moments even off camera. She’s a lovely girl, very down to earth. And she has this positive energy and vibe that is so infectious!”
After an array of Pakistani stars making a name for themselves in Bollywood, the latest to join the bandwagon is Pakistani TV star Momal Sheikh. While moving between industries can be a tough challenge, Momal says that she absolutely enjoys being a part of Bollywood. “It feels amazing. I am on top of the world,” says Momal, who adds that the welcome she has been given in the country has been amazing. My co-stars, director and producers made me feel at home here.”
Telling us about her three male co-stars, Momal says, “All three are fun in their own way. Abhay is a gem of a person and he is a very fine actor. Ali, on the other hand is a cool guy. He fills the sets with his jokes and laughter. Jimmy too was very helpful, although he is quite reserved.”
Giving scope on her role Momal Sheikh says, “I am playing a Pakistani girl who is engaged to her childhood love Abhay Deol. She tries to give him whatever he wants in life. It is an interesting role as she gets to decide who Happy will marry in the end.”