Interview with Fawad Khan on Nayab releasing in the UK in February


Unveiling the Heartfelt Saga of Dreams, Resilience, and Family in the City of Karachi! Nayab is a Pakistani cinematic masterpiece directed by Umair Nasir Ali, starring Yumna Zaidi, Usama Khan, Javed Sheikh, and Adnan Siddiqui. The film takes audiences on a gripping journey through the dreams, resilience, and unbreakable bonds of a family in the heart of Karachi, against the backdrop of the beloved sport of cricket.

In a riveting narrative that transcends borders and stereotypes, the much-anticipated film #NaamYaadRakhna takes audiences on an exhilarating journey through the bustling heart of Karachi. Crafted with meticulous detail, this deeply Pakistani coming-of-age story weaves together the dreams of a young, determined girl, the struggles of her once-rising-star brother, and the family's enduring journey against the backdrop of cricket, passion, and the chaotic past of the city.

Nayab Akber, a spirited young girl with an unyielding dream of representing Pakistan in cricket, finds her story intertwined with that of her brother, Akber, a former cricket star grappling with the challenges of the present. Against the gritty backdrop of Karachi's local cricket scene, their bond and the city's turbulent history become the driving forces in this tale of ambition, resilience, and family. As the film unfolds, audiences will be immersed in the lives of Nayab, Akber, and their father, Shahid Sahab. The unbreakable bond between Nayab and Akber mirrors the aspirations of a young millennial girl chasing her cricket dreams, set against the diverse tapestry of Pakistani society.

Starring Yumna Zaidi, Usama Khan, Javed Sheikh, and Adnan Siddiqui, Nayab boasts a stellar cast that breathes life into characters reflecting the imperfections inherent in all humans. Accompanied by eight engaging songs, the film's soundtrack promises to elevate moods and take audiences on a diverse musical journey. With a rich and varied album, #Nayab ensures there's something for everyone. "This film is not a run-of-the-mill script from Bollywood clichés. It is an original, larger-than-life story shot in an immersive way, offering an instant connection for the audience. It's real, relatable, and delivers genuine laughs, ultimately leaving the audience inspired—a cinematic journey that mirrors the essence of our shared experiences as Pakistanis.” Director Umair Nasir Ali

Nayab is set to captivate audiences of all age groups and genders, transcending boundaries to become a family film that promises to kindle patriotism, elicit goosebumps, and offer a feel-good narrative.

Director: Umair Nasir Ali

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