Sarmad Khoosat, an actor, a writer, a director and a filmmaker. This guys is simply amazing. No matter what he takes on, Sarmad Khoosat has this trick to turn dust into gold with his touch. Khoosat has been the driving force behind a number of hit projects in Pakistan, be it television or film. Humsafar an iconic Pakistani drama was helmed by Sarmad Khoosat and Manto a revolutionary film on the life of the controversial subcontinent poet, Saadat Hasan Manto, again was brought about by Sarmad Khoosat, where he played Manto himself.
Earlier speaking to Entertainment Pakistan in an exclusive interview, Sarmad Khoosat had announced that he was working on two films, "I’m working on two films. The first one is a bad ass kind of a feature film, the shooting for which will start in November. As for the second film, the mood and genre is something that the audiences would love to watch and the shooting will begin sometime around March next year."
One of these films was supposed to be a Punjabi film, and now, as it appears, Sarmad Khoosat has begun shooting for his yet to be titled film.
Talking to Pakistani Cinema, Sarmad revealed that model turned actress Eman Suleman, would be playing the lead in his film, alongside veteran television actress Samia Mumtaz. The film will also feature Arif Hasan & Ali Kureishi in pivotal roles and will be the first to release under the banner of "Khoosat Film."
The shooting of the film has now begun in Lahore and according to Sarmad, "Lahore will play as a character in this film, unlike a backdrop in earlier released films."
The yet to be titled film, is being directed by Sarmad himself, while his sister Kanwal Khoosat takes the producer's seat. Screenplay is being done by newcomer Nirmal Bano, from NCA and debutant band “Sakin” will be giving the film's music.