Karachi: The Mahira Khan starrer Verna’s release date has finally been revealed, and it is all set to release on 17th November, 2017 worldwide.
Verna is written, produced and directed by Shoaib Mansoor, known for his highly acclaimed films Khuda Kay Liye and Bol. Mansoor is known for introducing new faces in his movies. He introduced Mahira Khan and Atif Aslam in Bol, Fawad Khan and Eman Ali in Khuda Kay Liye, and this time he will be introducing Coke Studio sensation Haroon Shahid, who has sung hit songs like Baliye, Tum Kaho and Koi Labda, in Verna. Shahid will be starring opposite Khan while the rest of the cast includes Zarrar Khan, Naimal Khawar, and Rasheed Naz.
The first video look of Power Di Game, a rap track sung by the Islamabad based musician Xpolymer Dar, was released recently. It is a powerful track which will surely give you goose bumps. The lyrics of the song are written by Shoaib Mansoor and gives out a strong message.
Mansoor stated, “I believe in meaningful cinema. Subject of all my films are very close to my heart and Verna is no different. It is my ongoing effort to educate both men and women… women to stand up for their rights and men to accept women as their equals.”
The story revolves around Sara (Mahira Khan) who is happily married to Aami (Haroon Shahid) until their lives fall apart when they are faced with some extraordinary circumstances.
The film will be distributed under the banner of HUM Films. Sultana Siddiqui, President of HUM Network, stated, “Verna gives out a strong message to the society, and we at HUM feel honoured to be signed up as distributors for this movie. Shoaib is not only one of the most gifted directors of our time but also a personal friend.”
About Hum Films Hum Films is a film production and distribution company based in Karachi, Pakistan, working under the Hum Network Group. It was launched in September 2014, with trend setting film Na Maloom Afraad to release domestically. The banner now operates in Pakistan, USA and UK releasing films directly in these markets.