Netflix’s first Pakistan-themed original to star Fawad Khan, Sanam Saeed, Mahira Khan and Ahad Raza Mir
After months of speculation, the news is finally out — Pakistan is getting its first Netflix Original in Jo Bachay Hain Sang Samait Lo.
According to a Variety exclusive, the series stars the biggest stars in Pakistan. Fawad Khan, Mahira Khan, Sanam Saeed and Ahad Raza Mir are reported to be the lead cast with Hamza Ali Abbasi, Bilal Ashraf, Maya Ali, Iqra Aziz, Hania Aamir, Khushaal Khan, Nadia Jamil, Omair Rana and Samina Ahmed as supporting characters.
The show is being produced by Momina Duraid Films. According to the publication, it has been commissioned by the Netflix Middle East and North Africa team.
Jo Bachay Hain Sang Samait Lo is an adaptation of Farhat Ishtiaq’s novel of the same name. It centres around a Harvard law student named Sikandar who experiences a life-changing incident and Liza, a talented artist with a troubled past. The pair meet in Italy and their story begins.
The show is currently being shot in Italy, the UK and Pakistan and there’s no word on the release date yet.