GLOSS Issue 5 ( Jan / Feb 2018 ) - Page 32

Text By Saneela Jawad T he first Pakistani movie for 2018, Parchi released on everyone. more than 100 screens across Pakistan on January Tell us a little bit about your respective character and how did 5, 2018. It hit cinemas in USA, UAE & Canada on you prepare for it? the 12th of January 2018 and in France on the 19th of Hareem Farooq: My character Eman is a total badass, January 2018. but super emotional as well. She is very different to what I am in real life. Before we had the final version Soon after the release of its trailer, and songs, ‘Billo Hai’ of my character, it had developed really well behind the and ‘Imagine,’ the audience waited eagerly for its release. scenes. She started off as a really mellow person. A major reason to develop that was that we didn’t want to show GLOSS got a chance to catch up with Imran Raza Kazmi, the heroine to be bubbly. Since our main theme was the Hareem Farooq and Ali Rehman to get a sneak-peek into ‘parchi system,’ we wanted to incorporate the idea of a their characters and the movie itself. woman’s ability to lead men. So, that is what Eman did, watch the movie to find out more. Tell us about Parchi? Imran Raza Kazmi: Parchi is a full-on action-comedy Ali: My character’s name is Bash. He is a conman who is film, with a love triangle. It is an entire entertainment trying to get away from the mob. He has a particular way package for you and your family. of doing things, and his methods get him into trouble. Bash is self-taught, The word ‘Parchi’ street smart and we are referring trusts only a few to here is people. Ahmed ‘extortion money.’ Ali and Shafqat Unfortunately, in Khan, are his best Pakistan, there was friends. He is a time when this always in some sort was very common.