Umair Jaswal ‘extremely fortunate’ to portray Shoaib Akhtar onscreen

Singer Umair Jaswal is prepared to celebrity because the former cricketer, Shoaib Akhtar, in an upcoming biopic. Titled Rawalpindi Express, the task will cognizance on the quick bowler’s existence – on the expert and personal front.

Jaswal has confirmed that he will be playing a main position within the movement image. With an immersive storyline, the movie is a tribute to the celebrated cricketer, Akhtar. Fans can even see other famous celebrities from the Pakistani amusement industry gambling key characters in the movie.The movie is about to release on November sixteen, 2023. Further, the aforementioned project will mark Jaswal’s go back to the large display after six long years of focusing on his music career.

“This undertaking is a dream come real for me as an actor,” the Coke Studio superstar shared in a declaration. “I feel extremely lucky to painting Shoaib Akhtar on screen. His lifestyles is an inspiration to numerous youngsters in Pakistan. He is not only a celeb in Pakistan however for all cricket fanatics globally.”

He further shared, “It is a massive responsibility to shoulder, and I am completely aware about this. I am cherishing every second of this adventure and I will constantly treasure the time spent with him in preparing for this position which required a brand new level of dedication and attempt. He has recounted numerous memories and stories of the usaand downs he has confronted in lifestyles en path to turning into an international megastar cricketer. I wish that target market loves this narrative and receives inspired.”

When asked about how feels approximately casting Umair Jaswal for the role, director Faraz Qaiser stated, “The movie will span from 1975 to 2002 and calls for physical transformation to be shown through an actor. Umair Jaswal flawlessly fits the role as he’s a sports activities and health enthusiast and has labored on his body and fitness degree for numerous months.”Qaiser brought, “His willpower is unparallel and he recognizes the gravity of the position, and the dedication required to bring within the character of mythical cricketer Shoaib Akhtar stay on display. Umair has a keen know-how of the bowling method as nicely. I am extremely thrilled to have Umair Jaswal on board and we’re looking ahead to starting shooting in December 2022 in Pakistan, Dubai, New Zealand, and Australia”.

Jaswal’s addition to Rawalpindi Express will further solidify his career as an actor. Rawalpindi Express is anticipated to capture the passion, exhilaration, cause, activism, and positivity round sports. The movie is stated to set a benchmark and bind audiences with the energy of sports activities, its cultural effect, and its unmatched capacity to transcend borders and barriers.

The film tells a tale approximately the long-lasting strength of the human spirit, relationships and complexities that come along with it. It’s a tale of sacrifice and overcoming one’s demons and fears. Most importantly, it’s a story of unconditional love; for own family, for a state, and for the game of cricket. It’s a tale that must be informed and a amazing group has come together for it.

Jaswal began his career in 2008 by joining the rock band Qayaas. Soon after he won recognition together with his songs Tanha and Umeed. He later joined Coke Studio in which he made a name for himself as one of the maximum proficient vocalists in Pakistan. Jaswal later made his large screen debut in the war epic movie Yalgaar as Captain Umair. He additionally made his tv debut via performing inside the serial Mor Mahal in 2016.

In 2020, the Sammi Meri Waar crooner additionally featured in his series titled Raahi in which he explored the lovely landscapes of Pakistan on his motorbike. Jaswal has several different projects inside the pipeline.

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