Pakistani movie audiences will soon see a new heartthrob on the big screen.
The youngest Jaswal brother, Uzair, has been bitten by the acting bug and is ready for his first lead role in a movie after a supporting stint in Jaliabee.
Speaking to Images about his character in the currently untitled flick, he shares, "My role in the film is of a young guy who's always there for his friends; it's a love story but he's the kind of guy who'll sacrifice everything for his friends and go out of his way for them, you know how life is when you're young. He's fun and spontaneous and he's up for anything."
Ushna Shah will be taking on the role of the female lead while the movie boasts a supporting cast that includes Ayaz Samoo, Mariam Ansari, Asma Abbas, Sana Fakhr, among others.
"I've been getting acting offers for a while now and I just didn't know when to start. I was very nervous and confused and not sure but the producers flew me out to Karachi and I sat down with Asma (Nabeel, Head of Crew Motion Pictures) and Aabis Raza, the director. It was a lot of fun, we ate pizza, chilled out," says Uzair.
"After reading the script and spending some time with them, I felt it was the right thing to do, to say yes. I'm still nervous, still unsure but I hope it turns out to be a good decision and the project strikes a chord with the audience," he adds.
Will we hear the singer croon for the soundtrack?
"I will be doing a couple of songs but I'm sure there's going to be more amazing people doing music for the film. Of course music is what I do so I'd love it if I could do both sing and act at the same time."
The rom-com drama will be going on floors next month and should be released early next year, according to the pop star turned leading man.