BASHAR MOMIN PREMIERES TODAY ON GEO ENTERTAINMENT
Slated as Pakistan’s highest bedgeted, most expensive drama ever, Bashar Momin promises to be a fashion treat
Geo TV and A&B Entertainment, the co-producers of the upcoming TV serial ‘Bashar Momin’ held a “look-revealing ceremony” and a Press Conference/ Bloggers Meet-up recently to launch and promote Bashar Momin.
Apart from the production team’s focus on all the ingredients that make a good drama, like direction, actors and most importantly the story and script; it was great to learn that lots of time and effort was also spent on the wardrobe department of the each of the character in Bashar Momin.
Before I tell you more about the fashion part of Bashar Momin, here is a brief on what the Drama is all about and who are the people involved in this production
Bashar Momin, an A&B Entertainment production is directed by Syed Ali Raza Usama , a renowned director of the film ‘Main Houn Shahid Afridi’ (for which he won the Best Director award at the 4th Pakistani Media Award) as well as numerous TV plays; written by Zanjabeel Asim Shah who has lettered emotionally poignant and bold scripts for the romantic fantasy drama serial ‘Saat Pardon Mein’; the TV serial ‘Ek Nazar Meri Taraf and the remade tele-film ‘Anjuman’ amongst other TV plays.
The main themes of the suspense-filled TV drama serial include romantic love, jealousy and hate, revolving around the protagonist Bashar Momin
The project team also includes Associate Director Tahseen Khan; Director of Photography (DOP) Syed Adnan Bukhari and Production Designer, Tehmina Lodhi.
The cast of ‘Bashar Momin’ includes Lux style award winner Faisal Qureshi as the lead character ‘BM’ and lead actress, Canadian-Pakistani Ushna Shah who won Best Newcomer at the 4th Pakistan Media Awards and who has acted in a slew of well-received plays in a short while including ‘Khudgarz’; ‘Mere Khwabo Ka Diya’ ‘Rukhsat’, and ‘Mere Janay ki Waja’ as Rudaba.
Other actors include award winning actor Sami Khan, Sundus Tariq, Yasir Mazhar and Maheen Khalid Rizvi (who was also awarded with Best Emerging Talent at the 4th Pakistan Media Awards).
Each character has his/ her own designer
The production team has selected a cadre of well-respected fashion designers and fashion brands to create and manage the wardrobes of each of the characters, with each cast member being appointed their very own designer:
Faisal Qureshi’s will be seen wearing leading menswear designer Ahmed Bham. Ahmed Bham is one of Pakistan’s most favorite designer. Umairica loves Bham’s very dapper clothes and it would be interesting to see how well Faisal Qureshi carries his outfits. Ahmed Bham regulary shows in country’s top Fashion Weeks and has a fantatsic clientele.
Ushna Khan’s wardrobe will be provided by talented women’s wear designer Rani Siddiqui
Sami Khan’s wardrobe will be provided by respected menswear fashion brand Cotton & Cotton
Yasir Mazhar wardrobe provided by innovative menswear designer Humayun Alamgir
Maheen Khalid Rizvi wardrobe provided by artistic women’s wear designer Ambreen Khan
All the Formal and bridals are provided by Resham Revaj.
Jewelry for Bashar Momin is provided by fourth generation jeweler Nadia Chhotani.
Nadia Chhotani’s Argentum is favorite among all ages. Nadia Chhotani has been part of top Bridals Couture weeks and many leading designers prefer her jewelry to be used in their fashion shoots.
Shoes and Accessories for the drama serial is provided by leading shoe and accessories fashion brand Samia & Azmay
The styling genius, Nabila will spearhead the hair and make-up looks during the course of shooting the serial under the aegis of N-PRO for the beauty looks of the female actors and N-GENTS for the male actors’ grooming. N- never disappoints !
The successful launch was well-attended by Media, bloggers, socialites and TV and Fashion celebrities including Zurain Imam, Shaista Wahidi, Humanyun Alamgir, Rani Siddiqi, Asif Raza Mir, Ambreen and the whole cast of bashar momin
The grand event was managed by Raspberry events and PR. Congratulations to the team for providing timely updates with picture and press release.
Pictures from the launch