Pakistani Actor Imran Abbas signs first Hollywood Project

By Atiya Riffat

Famous Pakistani actor, Imran Abbas who is known for his roles in TV dramas such as Alvida, Mera Naam Yusuf Hai amongst many others has just signed a British feature film.

As air is thick with rumors that Pakistani Hindi Medium actress Saba Qamar is all set to make her Hollywood debut opposite to Ben Affleck, another Pakistani heartthrob Imran Abbas confirmed that he had signed a British feature film.

Speaking to a Pakistani website, the 35-year-old actor revealed he will be playing a spy in the film who is from a Syrian-Morrocan descent. He stated “I have many get-ups in the film and I will be seen in about six to seven disguises as I play the lead protagonist.”

He added that filming will commence in July with longer shooting spells in October this year. Shot at multiple locations including the UK, Europe and Turkey, the film is titled The Trojan Horse.

When asked about the makers of the film and who he will be working with, Abbas stated that he cannot reveal much details but the cast and crew is from Hollywood.

Abbas has starred in various Pakistani dramas such as Mera Naseeb, Khuda Aur Muhabbat and Akbari Asghari amongst many others. He made his Bollywood debut in 2014 opposite Bipasha Basu in Creature 3D.

The talented actor was also nominated for a Filmfare award in the same year for the Best Male Debut category. He later also made a cameo in Karan Johar’s film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil alongside Anushka Sharma, Ranbir Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Fawad Khan.

Abbas added that he would reveal more details about the project in the next month.