For those who thought Mahira Khan’s upcoming release, Verna will be all about gritty drama, here’s a surprise. The first song of the movie is here and it’s all about love, laughter and fun. Titled, Sambhal Sambhal Kay, the romantic song is sung beautifully by the lead hero, Haroon Shahid and Zeb Bangash.
With its sweet lyrics and light-hearted music, the song shows Mahira and Haroon as a couple lost in their happiness. Sambhal Sambhal Kay is quite opposite to the movie’s title track, Power Di Game which is all about empowerment!
The beautiful love anthem sheds some light into movie’s plot before the tragedy turned Mahira Khan into a revengeful victim of patriarchy.
Verna will mark Mahira Khan’s return on the big screen after a chopped up role in Raees. According to various reports, Mahira Khan will play the role of a school teacher who’s assaulted and raped by the son a powerful politician.
Mansoor’s movies including BOL and Khuda K Liye have a strong social message and according to various reports, Verna too will deal with the highly sensitive topic of rape and women abuse.
Verna’s story will revolve will revolve around women who go through the hardships of being physically abused in a conservative society where voicing out their grieves becomes a matter of family’s respect and pride. Judging from the brief glimpse of the storyline, Mahira Khan seems to be the perfect choice for the lead role.
The Pakistani actress has left us shaken with her power-packed performance in Humsafar, Shehr-e-Zaat and BOL movie. When it comes to proving her mettle as an actress, the Raees girl leaves no stone unturned.
The movie, however, is slated to release in 2018.