The current conflict situation between Pakistan and India has got into quite a grim and the as narrative, it may even circumnavigate a possible war situation between the two nuclear armed countries. With the prospects of war not seeming to come down, the common man remains in a state of anxious terror as most of us agree that war isn’t the solution.
As reported, Dhoop Ki Deewar and upcoming web series revolves around the same. The director-producer of this upcoming project, Haseeb Hassan shared the news mentioning that the series will be releasing online and is aimed at spread the message of peace.
Taking up on the subject, the renowned playwright Umera Ahmed has penned the script for the web series which is inspired by true events and heart-wrenching stories by the loved ones of those who has been left behind in similar circumstances.
Drafted in the backdrop of Kashmir and Pulwama attacks, the narrative will include almost every element that comes associated with after war situations including families and kids of martyred army officers and jawaans, who actually go through, on either sides of the border.
Titled as Dhoop Ki Deewar, the upcoming project will be directed and produced by Haseeb Hassan, one of the leading directors in the industry. He is best known for his popular drama serials Nanhi, Mann Mayal as well as his feature film Parwaaz Hai Junoon. He also directed the patriotic telefilms, Laal that aired on the Pakistan Day while he gears up for his next TV project, Alif that is going to be aired, next month.
Coming to Dhoop Ki Deewar, the series will follow the story of two teenagers whose lives gets change forever overnight.
Talking to a media platform, Haseeb Hassan revealed, “Dhoop Ki Deewar is not a love story: it is a love-hate story based on the love-hate relationship between people of India and Pakistan. That’s the only way WE can write and read a love story between these two people,” the playwright shared with Instep, adding, “That’s what almost 70 years of unending hatred does to people and their sensibilities. And the most difficult thing for a writer in the subcontinent is to write an Indo-Pak love story.”
Dhoop Ki Deewar features Ahad Raza Mir and Sajal Aly in lead roles, apart from the other faces in the star cast including Samiya Mumtaz, Samina Ahmed, Savera Nadeem and Manzar Sehbai. It will be releasing online on various international platforms, including Netflix too.
Indian characters in the project includes, Samiya Mumtaz , Zaib Rehman, Manzar Sehbai and Samina Ahmed. However, the other actors include Adnan Jaffer, Zara Tareen, Paras Masroor, Hammad Siddiqui, Ainy Zaidi, Salma Hasan, Lubna Aslam and Raza Talishof Suno Chanda 2 fame; Raza will be seen as a Pakistani captain.
More than half of the shooting for the series has been done and is expected to get a release in the coming months.