Star-actor Mahira Khan is set to essay the role of Meena Kumari in a Pakistani remake of the 1972 blockbuster, Pakeezah. The film is all set to be produced by Hamid Hussain and his UAE-based production house, Action Consultancy is bank-rolling the project.
While Khan will be playing the role of Kumari, many prominent names are in consideration for the upcoming project. The source revealed that Mahira is onboard, but she is one of many stars that the production is aiming for in the remake of this epic. There are some more famous artists that are in talks to be a part of the film too.
Pakeezah is one of the most popular Bollywood projects ever. According to the Indian publication, Mid-Day, Pakeezah took 14 years of dedication. One of the people associated with the making of the film shared that, for director Kamal Amrohi, a day would be considered productive even if a single shot was completed.