While some of our stars set their sights on Bollywood, singer Komal Rizvi went a step further.
While some of our stars set their sights on Bollywood, singer Komal Rizvi went a step further.

While some of our stars set their sights on Bollywood, Komal Rizvi went a step further.

The singer turned actress recently announced at a luncheon this weekend that she will be taking on a lead role in an upcoming Hollywood flick titled Afreen.

Speaking to Images, Rizvi shares, "I'm really excited to have been given this opportunity, it's the first time a Pakistani will be doing the title role in an international film. I'm leaving for Toronto in a couple of days; I'm very focused on doing a good job and I just hope I make Pakistani proud."

Komal and brother, Hassan Rizvi at the luncheon at Mews
Komal and brother, Hassan Rizvi at the luncheon at Mews

"The message of the movie is very pro-Pakistan and anti-terrorism," she adds.

The movie is being directed by a Canadian-Indian filmmaker, Ashish Chanana and shooting starts 2 October.

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