Fawad Khan, Sanam Saeed, Mahira Khan To Star In Netflix's First Pakistan-Themed Original

Fawad Khan, Sanam Saeed, Mahira Khan will be headlining Netflix's first Pakistan-themed original 'Jo Bachay Hain Sang Samait Lo'.

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Written By: Entertainment Desk
Updated: August 24, 2023 | 16:05 IST
Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan
Fawad Khan, Sanam Saeed, Mahira Khan will be headlining Netflix's first Pakistan-themed original.

Fawad Khan, Sanam Saeed, Mahira Khan will be headlining Netflix's first Pakistan-themed original 'Jo Bachay Hain Sang Samait Lo'. As per Variety, the series is going to be an official adaptation of Farhat Ishtiaq’s bestselling 2013 Urdu-language novel of the same name. The plot revolves around Sikander, a Harvard law student who experiences a life-changing incident and how it makes him keep others at bay. He then ends up meeting Liza, who has a troubled past.

Talking about Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan, the duo had previously starred together in 'The Legend Of Maula Jatt', which is the highest-grossing Pakistani film of all time. The show will also star Sanam Saeed, who had previously shared the screen with Fawad Khan in Zindagi series 'Barzakh'. 

Ahad Raza Mir who had featured in Netflix series 'Resident Evil', is also a member of the cast.

The rest of the cast includes Hamza Ali Abbasi, Bilal Ashraf, Maya Ali, Iqra Aziz, Hania Aamir, Khushaal Khan, Nadia Jamil, Omair Rana, and Samina Ahmed.

Dubai-based Momina Duraid Films FZ – LLC is producing the series, with Momina Duraid serving as showrunner. 

As per Variety, the show's commission is by the Netflix Middle East and North Africa team.

The show is being shot in Italy, UK and Pakistan. As of now, the streaming date of the show has not been revealed yet. 

This is not the first time that Ishtiaq's novels is being adapted. Earlier, several of her novels such as 'Humsafar', 'Mere Humdum Mere Dost', 'Matae Jaan Hai Tu', 'Bin Roye', and 'Yaqeen Ka Safar'.

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