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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Real to reel: Breaking the fourth wall of love

All great actors can generate chemistry with the right partner, but there is an extra level of excitement when viewers know that there is no disconnect between onscreen romance and reality. There are plenty of co-stars who have played lovers and have not had to act much in certain films, because they were playing opposite their significant other. Sarwat Gillani and Fahad Mirza, who tied the knot in 2014, are new additions to that list. In Ahsan Khan and Merajuddin’s latest seven short film series, Dukh Sukh, the off-screen duo brings their chemistry on-screen. Their episode is based on ToTo by Saadat Hasan Manto. “Ahsan Khan approached us and they wanted a real life couple because it is an intense, emotionally driven play”, said Gillani. “It was amazing to do it as co-actors, especially bringing two people who really do share a real life relationship on screen,” she added.

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