The director of the movie Hijrat, Farooq Mengal revealed the fact that the movie was due to release on the 21st of January 2016. The ,movie has Hum Films as the distribution partner which also explains the fact that the trailer of the movie will be released on the 18th of December along with the premiere of the movie.


The director explained why specifically the date was a bit late from New Year’s day. “Hijrat’s release date had always been January 21st, 2016. We chose this day because we wanted to give maximum screen space to other movies like *Ho Mann Jahaan and Revenge of the Worthless. Also, we didn’t want Hijrat to clash with them.”

Talking about the project Farooq said talking about the challenges faced said

“Pakistan mein film banana jihad kerne jaisa hai.”

The movie comprises of Asad Zaman and Rabia Butt and is shot 50 percent in Turkey and 50 percent in Quetta.

The movie explained as by the Facebook page of the movie said “Hijrat is a love story that plays out in the foreground of an exodus that rendered millions homeless during the Afghan war. Many lives were turned upside down after due to the war, and the movie touches upon the lives of those whose spirits were broken by the homes they lost and whose hearts were broken by the shelter they found.”