Hamza Ali Abbasi, Kubra Khan and Sajal Aly Cast in Umera Ahmed’s Alif


Award winning screenplay writer Umera Ahmed has written another attention grabbing drama named ‘Alif’. Hamza Ali Abbasi, Kubra Khan and Sajal Aly have been cast to play leading characters for it.

One of the most renowned Pakistani screenwriters Umera Ahmed has written another drama that will stick people’s eyes to screen. The drama ‘Alif’ will cast Hamza Ali Abbasi who gained fame from his lead role in drama ‘Pyarey Afzal’. Sajal Aly and Kubra Khan will also be seen alongside Pyarey Afzal star Hamza.

This will mark the return of Umera Ahmed to TV after 4 years in which she had penned down the story for Baaghi. The serial which is based on story of Qandeel Baloch, starred Saba Qamar.

‘Alif’ is to be directed by Haseeb Hassan, who has directed the upcoming Pakistani Air Force movie, ‘Parwaaz Hai Junoon’. The Pakistani war movie will also have Hamza Ali Abbasi in one of the lead roles. Both the actor and director have also worked on the famous drama serial Mann Mayal. Shuja Haider’s compositions will be played as soundtracks of drama ‘Alif’.

Samina Humayun Saeed the lead of the project said she is glad to be working on a project with Umera Ahmed. She said she has always loved works written by Umera Ahmed. She also said that she is very happy to work on exactly the kind of project she had wanted. While talking about the cast Samina said that entire cast is cream of the crop.

Sana Shahnawaz, who is a fellow producer of ‘Alif’ gave a little insight into the plot of ‘Alif’. She said that Alif is the heart of many philosophies. Its the beginning of the alphabet and has many hidden answers in it. The drama will explore the inside the basic questions of the heart: What does life mean?

The play is set to be shot in the upcoming month of June, while it will be released for T.V. in September of this year.



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