Faryal Mehmood talks openly about ‘Wakhri’ and the evolution of Pakistani cinema

An outspoken artist who was not afraid to express herself, Faryal Mahmood began her journey in the entertainment industry, initially playing supporting roles. However, her growth within the industry has been remarkable, transforming her into a strong woman with strong beliefs. Embracing her versatility, she has emerged as a dynamic personality who not only has bold opinions but also showcases her love for dance on various platforms, especially through her engaging social media content. From.

As she prepares to grace the silver screen in the upcoming films “Vakhri” and “Chikkar”, Mehmood stands as a true package of talent and charisma, fully aware of her potential.

Recently, the actress reportedly did an interview with a local media platform, Express Tribune. Faryal is currently busy promoting his upcoming film “Vakhri”, which marks his triumphant return to the industry after a hiatus in 2021 due to poor script quality.

She shared details about her decision to star in a film inspired by Qandeel Baloch, the importance of women-centric narratives and her comments on the emerging landscape of Pakistani dramas. She gave a glimpse into the challenges of script selection, the complex inspiration behind “Vakhri” and her experience of working with a female director for the first time in a feature film.

His views on the current state of the Pakistani cinema and television industry punctuate the narrative, stressing the need for quality storytelling and meaningful characters.

Directed by director Iram Parveen Bilal, “Wakhri” invites audiences into the compelling story of a widowed school teacher in Pakistan who inadvertently catapults into internet stardom due to her unfiltered social media approach. The story unfolds with finesse, highlighting the challenges she faces as an unexpected influencer, depicting the complex interplay of social norms and hidden identities while raising her 10-year-old son.

This cinematic journey features a stellar cast of veteran actors like Faryal Mehmood, Gulshan Majeed, Salim Mairaj, Sohail Sameer and Shees Sajjad Gul. The film also highlights the musical talents of Ali Sethi, Meesha Shafi, Eva B, Natasha Noorani and other renowned artists. It is noteworthy to include special appearances of leading personalities Mathira, Khalid Malik and Wasim Hassan Shaikh.

The film is scheduled to release in theaters across Pakistan on January 5, 2024.