” Main hoon Afridi ” or ” I am Afridi ” is about a young boy who dreams of becoming as great as the cricket star and chronicles the ordeal he faces en route to playing like his idol.
Karachi – On Sunday, July 7th Atrium Mall played host to ARY Films and Mandviwalla Entertainment’s second motion picture announcement in two months – albeit from a different “platform”.
The motion picture on showcase was “ Main Hoon Shahid Afridi ”, produced by Humayun Saeed and Shahzad Nasib under their banner Six Sigma Films, directed by Syed Ali Raza.
Story of a boy (Noman Habib) who dreams to become Shahid Afridi finds himself down on luck when the only club he ever knew goes bankrupt. With no place else to go he discovers one last chance to save his club, his town and his dream. A cricket tournament coming to Sialkot which may be the club’s last hope. But are they ready yet? A team of misfits with no facility and no coach, can they even qualify for the cup and face the highly skilled undefeated rivals who were born with a golden spoon in their mouths and every facility in their hands? With that question in mind they decide to take help from an ex cricketer Akbar Deen (Humayun Saeed), but Akbar has a dark past of his own. When fates collide and mysteries unfold, “Main Hoon Shahid Afridi” embarks on a journey of Mistrust, Betrayal, Love, Power and Unfulfilled Dreams.
Cast Of Main Hoon Shahid Afridi
The main cast of movie is the famous start of Pakistani TV and movie screen which included Humayun Saeed, Mahnoor Baloch, Jawed Sheikh and his son Shahzad Sheikh, Nadeem Baig Shafqat Cheema, Noman Habib and other new names are Aina Arif, Gohar Rasheed, Humza Ali Abbasi, Asim Mehmood and Summer Nicks.
Akbar Deen is the coach of a team of misfits, Sialkot Shaheens. He is determined and keen that his team wins the Under 19 national cricket cup but his dark past keeps coming his way to haunt him and stop him.
Once strong-minded and passionate Sara is now a woman of few words now left with a broken heart, looking for answers from people around her.
Winning is the only word in Mian Asif Qureshi’s dictionary. He would go to any limits to assure his victory, even if he has to put the only people at stake who loves him the most.
Shahid Bhatti a boy who dreams to become Shahid Afridi, does not know the price he has to pay to achieve the ultimate goal he has ever lived for.
Micheal Magnet (Ainan Arif), the backbone of the team and irreplaceable keeper who draws any ball in his gloves like a magnet.
Kashif also known as Kaali Aandhi is a blazingly fast bowler with an unbeatable speed.
Shiekh, also known as Deeware Teen is the opening batsman of the team who would stand like an iron wall between the opponent’s ball and his wickets.
Humza Ali Abbasi
Majeed Maulvi is a strict Pakhtoon with a short temper who would spare no batsman with his bowling.
Bashir Bhatti who has lived his life in gambling and denying every bond he has towards his family including his wife, his daughter and his dreamer son.
Malick Khalid would risk everything including his wife’s bangles and motorbike to save the last remaining asset he inherited from his forefathers, Malick Cricket Club.
Alina, a young enchanted girl always exploring and traveling to discover something new in life. She is also a supporter of Sialkot Shaheens.
Mikaal Qureshi is a young proud brat and the Captain of Islamabad Hunters with an unconquered winning streak.
Thomas J. Nicks is a ruthless Australian coach hired specially to train Islamabad Hunters to turn them into a cold blooded invincible team.
You would see Ayesha Omer in item song of Main Hoon Shahid Afridi “The Party Sequence”
Pakistan’s film industry has been on the skids for years but filmmakers hope the phenomenal popularity of one of the country’s best-loved cricketers will translate into takings at the box office.