Jeewan Hathi (The Elephant in the Room) is an upcoming Pakistani dark comedy short film directed by Meenu Gaur and Farjad Nabi and written by Fasih Bari Khan. The film will be released on Zeal for Unity short film festival.
Jeewan Hathi is produced under Matteela Films.The film is directed by the duo of Meenu Gaur and Farjad Nabi who previously directed Zinda Bhaag (2013). The film is written by Fasih Bari Khan, produced by Shailja Kejriwal and co-produced by Vikas Sharma. The cast of the film includes Samiya Mumtaz, Hina Dilpazeer, Naseeruddin Shah, Saife Hassan, Fawad Khan, Adnan Jaffar, Nazarul Hassan and Kiran Tabeer.
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Hina Dilpazeer told in an interview that she will play the role of a morning show host at television channel of her husband Naseeruddin Shah. Dilpazeer said, “I’m playing a role of morning show host and my husband (Naseerudin Shah) owns the TV channel where I work,” She also told that the film was shot in Karachi and Naseeruddin Shahespecially came to Karachi for the shooting.The film will be released at Zeal for Unity film festival which is initiative of Zee TV.
The soundtrack of the film consist of two songs by Ali Aftab Saeed and Sahir Ali Bagga and lyrics by Hasan Mujtaba
Directed by Meenu Gaur & Farjad Nabi
Produced by Shailja Kejriwal & Mazhar Zaidi
Written by Fasih Bari Khan
Story by Fasih Bari Khan
Music by Sahir Ali Bagga & Ali Aftab Saeed
Edited by Armaghan Hasan
Cinematography Rana Kamran
Production company Matteela Films