Acclaimed actor and director, Saife Hassan, is back with yet another intriguing television play. Just like his previous directorial ventures - Mar Jain Bhi Tou Kya and Ru Baru; Daasi promises to be yet another feather in Hasan's cap as he tackles his favourite genre, but with a twist.
Featuring an ensemble cast of Mikaal Zulfiqar, Kubra Khan, Nauman Ejaz, Omair Rana, Tipu Sharif, Mustafa Hasan, Beenish Raja, and others; the project definitely seems enthralling.
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Na Maloom Afraad's saviour and Daasi's female lead, Kubra Khan, while speaking to HIP, revealed a bit about the plot and promised that her television debut is going to be out of the box.
"It's basically a story of a pathan family, and is kind of inspired by their culture. It has something new to offer, as it's a beautiful story that definitely brings something new to the the table. It's a mega project, featuring an ensemble cast. And it's not a typical love story at all. Daasi is an emotional journey, with elements of romance which some way or the other reflects reality."
Being half-British, Khan is surely working day and night to perfectly fit into her character's shoes. She'll be seen portraying a soft spoken pathan girl, who's smart, in a sense, that she doesn't get into trouble. However, her best friend, played by Beenish Raja, will be the compete opposite.
Khan further added that she's on good terms with all her co-stars and their cooperation means a lot especially since she's trying to learn pashto accent for the serial.
"It is hard, but honestly, I even talk to the walls to rehearse. I'm improving with time. My dialect is the only issue, so I'm focusing on speaking a little slow. This way, my [original] accent won't be that obvious. Apart from this, my co-stars are extremely accommodating and professional. Everyone on the set is passionate about what they do."
Daasi is being shot in the scenic beauty of Peshawar and the northern regions of Pakistan (mainly Swat). The first spell has wrapped up and the cameras plan to stop rolling by mid-summer. The serial is scheduled to go on-air in August on Hum TV.
We wish Hassan, Khan, and the whole team of Daasi all the luck and hope to see a serial that breaks stereotypes.