While the film's teaser poster takes inspiration from the famous hand-holding couple of Instagram, Murtaza says the film will highlight the essence of Pakistani culture that is missing from films these days
While the film's teaser poster takes inspiration from the famous hand-holding couple of Instagram, Murtaza says the film will highlight the essence of Pakistani culture that is missing from films these days

While the production of his debut film Quetta is underway, Murtaza Chaudhry has signed on to direct a romance drama, Dil Sey Kehnay Do.

This project is bringing together an international team of professionals, from writer Mauzam Baig of Rockstar fame to a cast of Pakistani, Turkish and Middle Eastern actors.

"We have highlighted the cultural values of Pakistan, which we forgot to incorporate in our films," says Murtaza. "The film is also based on an occasion like Eid, so we will show the celebrations and values of our culture."

"A Turkish actor has signed on to the film, and two boys from Pakistan will also be acting. We are still looking for the remaining cast," Murtaza added.

In addition to hiring a Bollywood script writer, the film's soundtrack will be done by an Indian music composer. who will direct musicians from Pakistan.

The film will be shot in four countries, with the first shoot spell planned in Dubai. It is slated for a December release.

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