Mumbai: The cast and crew of Meera Ali, Kotwara Studio’s and Muzaffar Ali’s Jaanisaar – debutante Pernia Qureshi and Pakistani heartthrob Imran Abbas along with Pakistani singer Shafqat Ali launched the music of the movie at a well turned out sangeet event.
Set in the pre-Independence era, Jaanisaar is a love story of a courtesan deeply rooted in the ethos of the Indian culture fired by the passion for freedom and an Indian prince returned from England. And that exactly was the theme of the sangeet event – Awadh, attended by Pakistan’s classical singer Shafqat Ali, who specially flew down to Mumbai for the music launch and have lent his voice to the songs.
As a musical, Jaanisaar boasts of the best in the music industry of both Bollywood and Pakistan including Shreya Ghoshal, Sukhwinder Singh, Malini Awasthi and Abida Parveen.
The sangeet event held at a five star hotel in Andheri, Mumbai saw the talented bunch give some incredible live performances. The musical night started with malini asthawi welcoming everyone, followed by the graceful dance performance by the gorgeous Pernia Qureshi on the most popular classical dance number – Humein Bhi Pyaar Kar Le from the movie, followed by Shafqat Ali , Sulhwinder Singh rooning to the movie songs.
Producer Meera Ali was all praise for the movie composers – Shafqat Ali and Muzaffar Ali. “Jaanisaar is not a regular Bollywood film. And since it’s set in the pre-Independence era, the music has to be different and soulful. I have been very fortunate to have Shafqat and Muzaffar Ali who came up with soulful compositions.”
Produced by Kotwara Studio’s, Meera Ali and directed by Muzaffar Ali, Jaanisaar starring Pernia Qureshi and Imran Abbas is scheduled to release on 7th August, 2015