Main Hoon Shahid Afridi – First Look at the Characters – view pics
It has been in production for quite some time now and the production house had been tight lipped about revealing the details of the movie. The mystery surrounding the movie had intrigued the viewers. But now the wait is over as the audiences would finally get to see the theatrical promo of this movie which will be launched on 29th June, 2013.
The movie is produced by Humayun Saeed and Shahzad Nasib and directed by Syed Ali Raza Usama and has renowned names in its cast such as Javed Sheikh, Humayun Saeed, Shafqat Cheema, Ainnie Jafferi, Nadeem Baig, Ismail Tara, Gohar Rasheed, Humza Ali Abbasi, Shahzad Sheikh, Nouman Habib, Mahnoor Baloch and others.
Here is a short synopsis of the story:
Story of a boy (Noman Habib) who dreams to become Shahid Afridi finds himself down on luck when the only club he ever knew goes bankrupt. With no place else to go he discovers one last chance to save his club, his town and his dream. A cricket tournament coming to Sialkot which may be the club’s last hope! But are they ready yet? A team of misfits with no facility and no coach, can they even qualify for the cup and face the highly skilled undefeated rivals who were born with a golden spoon in their mouths and every facility in their hands? With that question in mind they decide to take help from an ex cricketer Akbar Deen (Humayun Saeed), but Akbar has a dark past of his own. When fates collide and mysteries unfold, “Main Hoon Shahid Afridi” embarks on a journey of Mistrust, Betrayal, Love, Power and Unfulfilled Dreams.
The most shocking character is of Humza Ali Abbasi! We have seen him in the drama Mere Dard Ko Zuban Mile and few other advertisements and modeling shows and I have always admired him, but his look in the movie has given his personality a 360 turn. He is barely recognizable! His look has shocked me; now let’s see whether he has done justice to his character or not.
Javed Sheikh’s character Mian Asif Qureshi is a total charmer with his enigmatic personality, and even though he has a negative character I am totally charmed by his look in the movie. The role of Summer Nicks as an Australian coach seems very promising. Humayun Saeed’s character does not seem to offer anything new but his character of a coach with a mysterious past seems intriguing. Mahnoor Baloch is seen in a glamorous look and she will also be doing an item song for the movie.
Shahzad Sheikh will be playing the character of the grandson of Javed Sheikh and his character seems to be dark just like his ruthless grandfather. This would be the first time he would be seen in a negative character and I have a feeling he would ace the character! Nouman Habib is the main protagonist of the movie as the movie is based on his dream to become the next ‘Shahid Afridi’. Ainie Jafferi will be playing his love interest and I have a strong hunch that she would not have much screen space in the movie. I really hope that’s not true! The characters of Ismail Tara and Shafqat Cheema seem unique and I am sure their characters will be highly entertaining.