Film Javed Iqbal gets a new poster and a theatre release date

Published 29 Nov, 2021 02:51pm

Irfan Ul Haq

Starring Yasir Hussain and Ayesha Omar, the film is all set to be released on December 24.

The latest promotional poster for director Abu Aleeha's upcoming film Javed Iqbal is out, announcing the movie's new cinema release date.

The film is based on the investigation into Javed Iqbal, the serial killer who killed 100 young boys in Lahore and sent evidence of his crimes to the authorities and media in 1999. The film has been directed by Abu Aleeha who has written the screenplay of the film as well. It's been produced by Javed Ahmed Kakepoto.

The movie's latest promotional poster was recently shared on social media, The poster, which looks like the front page of a newspaper, highlights the movie as the "untold story of a serial killer" and the judge's grisly remarks on Iqbal's death sentence, which was not carried out. Iqbal died under mysterious circumstances in his cell in the Kot Lakhpat Jail in 2001.

The movie stars Yasir Hussain, Ayesha Omar, Paras Masroor, Rabiya Kulsoom and Aamir Yamin amongst others. Both Hussain and Omar previously revealed their characters' first looks from the film on social media.

Director Abu Aleeha confirmed to Images the movie will be released in cinemas across the country on December 24. Originally, the movie was confirmed to be released by the end of October, however it is under process for clearance from censor boards, according to Aleeha.