The most expensive Pakistani movie set to release this October

“The Legend of Maula Jatt”-the most expensive Pakistani movie so far-will be released on October 13

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The Legend of Maula Jatt was initially announced in 2013 while its first teaser released in 2019. The teaser attracted attention and praise from all over the world for its great cinematic production, exceptional star cast, and massive budget.

The movie is directed by Bilal Lashari and produced by Ammara Hikmat under the joint venture of Encyclomedia & Lashari films in association with AAA Motion Pictures. The film casts Pakistan’s top stars including Hamza Ali Abbasi as Noori Nath, Mahira Khan as Mukhoo Jatti, Fawad Khan as Maula Jatt, Humaima Malick as Daroo Nathni, Faris Shafi as Mooda and Mirza Gohar Rasheed as Maakha Natt. Lashari is known for his directorial debut, film Waar.

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The Punjabi-language movie is a reboot of Yunus Malik’s 1979 cult classic “Maula Jatt” which was produced by Sarwar Bhatti. There was a long battle between Sarwar Bhatti and the makers of the new Maula Jatt movie, with Sarwar Bhatti being handed over the original copyrights of the 1970’s classic hit back in 2019.

The Legend of Maula Jatt is finally free from all the legal entanglement after Sarwer Bhatti withdrew all cases. There were rumors of a financial settlement between himself and the producers of the film which Bhatti has denied. Bhatti instead attributes the decision to his desire for the welfare of local cinema.

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The Legend of Maula Jatt is an intense and epic hero origin story, with a screenplay by Bilal Lashari and dialogues by Nasir Adeeb. It has been announced that the movie shall be screened in Cinemas in October 13, 2022.

Hamza Ali Abbasi, one of the cast members, took to twitter to make the announcement.

After the release date was announced, #hamzaaliabbasi started trending on twitter. Hamza Ali Abbasi is one of the most loved and talented actors of Pakistan.

Some users expressed the hope that the new movie could possibly change the course for Lollywood movies.

The Official trailer of the movie has also been submitted to the Censor Board.

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