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The Legend of Maula Jatt: What do we know?

The story of the competition between Maula Jatt and Noori Natt, which was first recounted in Yunus Malik’s 1979 cult masterpiece Maula Jatt, is retold in this film. The release of the expensive movie has been pushed back several times. The beginning of production of the movie began back in 2017.

The Legend of Maula Jatt is an upcoming Pakistani Punjabi action drama directed by Bilal Lashari and written by Asad Jamil Khan. The film will be produced by Ammara Hikmat and Dr. Asad Jamil Khan under the Encyclopedia banner. Fawad Khan will take on the protagonist character role, while other cast members include Hamza Ali Abbasi, Mahira Khan, and Humaima Malik. The movie has now been released, rocking the cinemas by 13th October. Even though the film is cashing out the previously established brand, it is a new storyline with newer characters and new plot parts. How is it different? It is for the audience to decide.

Where did it come from?

The illustrious Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi, author of the Urdu short story “Gandaasa,” is responsible for setting the scene. The main character was a young man who went by the name “Maula.” He resided in Punjab’s countryside, where members of a rival family brutally killed his father. In the story “Maula,” the ambitious Pehelwan is so driven by his desire for revenge that he doesn’t sleep for days on end until he has used his Gandaasa on every family member guilty of his father’s murder. He does this so that he might avenge his father’s death.

After serving the neighborhood for a significant amount of time, he eventually became qualified to hold the title of Maula Gandaasay Waala. Even though there is no mention of caste or families of aristocratic status, and Maula Jatt’s character does not have the crowd-pleasing rhetoric that we have come to associate with him, the message is nevertheless very well communicated.

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