The legendary drama writer Noor ul Huda Shah is making her comeback with HUM TV’s upcoming drama serial Sammi, which aims to raise curtain on several social issues such as the heinous crime of ‘wani’, the ignorance of maternal and child healthcare and female inheritance laws. The drama will also mark the comeback of Mawra Hocan on small screen after long break.
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“We belong to that part of society who are fairly privileged, we may not even know about unprivileged side of our society,” told the lead actress Mawra Hocane at the press conference in Karachi. “It is very brave of them(MD Productions) to think about those girls who are suffering everyday, and make a serial on that is quite an effort when everybody wants to watch entertainments and songs,” she added.
“I think I am very proud to be part of this project and will be overwhelmed if it succeeds to create just one percent awareness because of me,” she expressed.
For the people who do not know Noor ul Huda, the writer is famous for her hit dramas serials including Marvi, Ajayeb Ghar, and Jungle.
“It’s an inspiration from my initial works such as Jungle and Marvi,” said told the writer.
Produced under the banner of MD Productions in association with Centre for Communication Programs Pakistan, SAMMI is directed by Saifee Hasan. The serial has a stellar cast comprising industry’s veterans Adnan Siddiqui, Seemi Raheel, Saman Ansari, Rehan Sheikh, Madiha Rizvi, Irfan Khoosat, Nadia Afgan, Bilal Khan, Ahad Raza Mir and of course Mawra Hocane.
The drama is a journey of different female characters who rise above traditional and social barriers and find within them the courage to claim their rights and end their silent suffering.
The play will go on air on January 29, 2017 on HUM TV.