Published Feb 09, 2017 03:04pm

Adnan Malik will make his film debut with Sanam Saeed and Aaminah Sheikh in 'Cake'

Adnan Malik will make his debut film with Sanam Saeed and Aaminah Sheikh!

The trio announced they are working on an upcoming film called Cake at a meet and greet at Karachi eatery Mews yesterday.

While the stars are keeping mum about the film's story and subject matter, here's what we know so far.

1) Sanam Saeed revealed that the film was titled Cake because its story has many layers.

Director Asim Abbasi with his cast and crew at the film's announcement
Director Asim Abbasi with his cast and crew at the film's announcement

2) Aaminah Sheikh, who has previously acted in films like Josh, Seedlings and O21, promised this film has a stellar script.

According to her, the script was very compelling and she couldn't refuse.

3) Adnan Malik backed her up, saying there's plenty of good reasons for why he chose Cake to be his debut film.

"I wanted to work with like minded people. And the script made me shed tears. The film is funny and emotionally honest and has a contemporary theme," he said.

Adnan Malik said this film will be a tearjerker in places
Adnan Malik said this film will be a tearjerker in places

4) Award-winning filmmaker Asim Abbasi is directing Cake.

He has shot short films abroad and is known for his works like Little Red Roses. According to the director, it took him some time to adjust to the way things work in Pakistan, "because everyone is relaxed and they say ho jae ga (It will be done). But the positive thing here is that people here are more hungry and ambitious."

Director Asim Abbasi (left) is slowly getting used to working in Pakistan
Director Asim Abbasi (left) is slowly getting used to working in Pakistan

5) The shooting for Cake already started!

Initial shooting has already been wrapped up in Karachi. More shooting spells are planned for interior Sindh and London. Cake's post production will take place in London.

The team hopes to have Cake released by late 2017/early 2018. Either way, this seems like a film we should look out for!

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Jawaid Islam Feb 09, 2017 04:16pm

something to watch for

Fayzee Feb 09, 2017 04:59pm

Adnan Malik doesn't know acting. He should keep himself in modelling..

ga Feb 09, 2017 06:07pm

Pakistani movie trailers are enticing. the movie settles into a drama serial mode with lots of bad acting. How do they become actors in the first place if they know the camera is there? They should pretend the camera does not exist! Act natural!

Nikama Feb 09, 2017 06:07pm

Making movies in bulk with no story wont support the industry..what we need is a strong story and script for movies to attract the ppl to cinemas and diminish the ppl's crazy attraction to bollywood nd y all the Tv actors are going to big screen with no screen effectiveness as Shann..

AAMER Feb 09, 2017 06:38pm

OMG, The food is so expencive in Pakistain. Look at the menu Nothing is less than RS 700. Shame.

Sara Feb 09, 2017 10:06pm

Adnan Malik is not an actor. He's horrible at acting. But they've got control over the tiny industry and won't let new talented guys enter.

NowNow Feb 10, 2017 03:45am

Good luck all, but please it be an entertaining film rather than just a tv drama on bigger screen. Also please pay attention to really good music.

Khan Feb 10, 2017 10:23am

Amina Sheikh and Sanam Saeed are both brilliant actresses. Extremely talented and they've made their mark on TV and film already. Can't say the same for the guy though. Looking forward to this.

Amna Feb 10, 2017 10:33am

i don't understand WHY they take this guy Adnan Malik. He can't act to save his life!!!

AbdulHaque Shaikh Feb 11, 2017 12:54am

@Fayzee right so