It seems like Lollywood is really evolving with time. After the imminent release of Shoaib Mansoor’s Bol, here comes the new buzz about Bilal Lashari’s first feature-length venture ‘Waar’, which is currently in post production.
Written by Hassan Waqas Rana, the storyline is inspired by the war on terror in Pakistan and its effect on the outside world. The cast of the film includes Shaan, Shahid and Shamoon Abbasi. It is also said to star Sadia Hyat Khan, a new comer in the industry.
The director of the film, Bilal Lashari, a graduate of the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, has already made a name for himself for directing mind-blowing music videos. Besides, he also won Best Music Video Director’ at the Lux Style Awards and ‘Best Pop Video’ at the MTV Pakistan Music Video Awards for “Sajni”.
The English-language film has been shot at various locations in and outside of Pakistan, from Lahore to beautiful hills of Islamabad to Swat Valley and all the way to Turkey. The soundtrack of the film has been done by Qayaas.
Above all, the film is rumored to be released by International Warner Bros on June 1, 2011, which increases the anticipation altogether. The estimated budget is reported to be a whopping $2,000,000 (Rs170, 000,000).
After the imminent release of Shoaib Mansoorâ€™s Bol, here comes the new buzz about Bilal Lashariâ€™s first feature-length venture â€˜Waarâ€™, which is currently in post production.