By Abeer Saqib
‘Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2’ is set to hit the theaters and the Pakistanis are anxiously waiting for the big release.
The sequel of Nadeem Beyg’s 2015 megahit movie ‘Jawani Phir Nahi Ani’ (JPNA) is to be released on Eid ul Azha. It is said that some scenes of the movie were shot in Turkey and the actors spent a month long shooting in Istanbul, some portions were later shot in Dubai also. The movie will cast stars such as Fahad Mustafa, Mawra Hocane, Kubra Khan along with the original cast members; Humayun Saeed, Vasay Chaudry and Ahmed Ali Butt. However, the cast will not include some key actors from the previous movie such as Hamza Ali Abbasi, Sohai Ali Abro and Ayesha Khan. Hamza Ali Abbasi backed out of the movie sequel due to the criticism it received of vulgarity and tweeted against using ‘item numbers to sell films’.
A lot is awaited from this movie, as its previous installment topped Pakistani Charts and was a huge success as it is the second-highest-grossing Pakistani film worldwide. However, there is one more thrilling addition to the movie: Fawad Khan! This news has got fans all over Pakistan extremely excited for the big budget bonanza and cannot wait for it to release. The Pakistani superstar is rumored to have a cameo in the film and of course, our hearts just can’t!
According to The Gulf, the ‘Khoobsurat’ actor will have a special guest appearance in the movie alongside other special appearances including Sara Loren, Omer Shahzad and Mehwish Hayat. ‘Jawani Phir Nahi Ani’ saw the guest appearances of several other Pakistani actors such as; Ali Kazmi, Gohar Rasheed, Farhan Ally Agha and Yasra Rizvi.
Reports have it that Rishi Kapoor was offered a role in this movie, which he politely declined. Syra Shehroz was also offered a part in the movie, but she turned down this offer stating her role was not ‘substantial’ enough.
Recently, Fawad Khan was spotted on the cover of an Indian magazine, Brides Today, along with Mahira Khan, for his wife, Sadaf Khan’s latest bridal couture collection- and Fawad looked debonair as ever.
Fawad khan is also soon to be seen in bilal Lashari’s highly anticipated remake ‘Maula Jatt 2’. Mahira Khan, Hamza Ali Abbasi and Humaima Malick are also to star in this movie.
Watch the trailer of ‘Maula Jatt 2’ below: