The most anticipated movie of Pakistan, The legend of Maula Jatt, after being behind the curtains for almost 5 years, is finally coming to the silver screens. The thriller is known to be the most expensive film ever made in the country and therefore has the audience on the edge of their seats since forever.
Spine-chilling thriller, The legend of Maula Jatt is an exclusive masterpiece, brought to life by Bilal Lishari. The veteran director came into spotlight after the release of ‘Waar’, entitled to be the highest grossing blockbuster movie of Pakistan.
Hence, after the immense success of his first movie, Bilal Lashari in 2013 announced to bring back the legend of the 90s, the great Maula Jatt. As said by him, “This will be my take on Gandasa films which are blamed for the death of Lollywood. I think the Gandasa genre was a missed opportunity for Pakistani cinema, and what better choice to utilize it then by paying homage to the cult classic Maula Jatt.” And, subsequent to that, the rendition of the 90’s classical Maula Jatt had commenced.
Moreover, after going through tons of cast and venue changes, the filming of the Maula Jatt remake was reportedly over by 2018. The movie was expected to premiere soon; however, some objections were aimed at it and since then it had been engaged in a legal combat. Nevertheless, after being halted for multiple years, The Legend of Maula Jatt was pronounced to be hitting theatres in 2020. But, the pandemic once again delayed the saga, tempting the sentiments of the citizens.
The Legend of Maula Jatt Coming This Eid
The wait is finally over, as the greatest of all times Punjabi classic, The Legend of Maula Jatt is finally coming to the theatres this year. As scheduled, the highly awaited moving picture will be dropped at the occasion of Eid ul Fitr, which marks mid of May.
About The Movie
The Maula Jatt 2 has been produced by Ammar Himat, under the banner of Encyclopedia, whereas Bilal Lashari serves as the director and producer. Starring the critically acclaimed Mahira Khan, Fawad Khan and Hamza Ali Abbasi, The forthcoming venture will revisit the epic rivalry between Maula Jatt and Noori Nath. The film is a tribute to the 90s flick of the same name.
Moreover, talking about his stunning project, Bilal Lashari revealed that the movie will follow an entirely new storyline. However, the dialogues have been taken from the 1979’s Maula Jatt.
Furthermore, The Legend of Maula Jatt is set to release in China on the same day as in Pakistan and will be the most expensive Pakistani film to date.