Pakistani actor Meera Jee will star within the remake of Pakeezah (1972). She is all set to essay the function performed by late actor Meena Kumari within the Pakistani remake of Bollywood basic Pakeezah. The movie was written, directed and produced by Meena Kumari’s husband Kamal Amrohi. The movie had late veteran actors Ashok Kumar, Raaj Kumar and Meena Kumari in lead roles. (Also learn: Amitabh Bachchan reveals Meena Kumari danced round fountains with actual rose water in Kamal Amrohi’s Pakeezah)
In a dialog with SAMAA Digital in the present day, Meera Jee stated, “I’m going to play Pakeezah, 100%.” She additional advised them that they’d been engaged on this venture for the final 13 years whereas the capturing will begin from March, 2023. She additionally stated the film is produced by a US-based manufacturing home known as Red Lipstick, and the casting remains to be underneath course of. Earlier, there have been rumours that actor Mahira Khan will essay the lead function.
Meena Kumari’s movie Pakeezah is arguably her greatest work and among the many most lovely musical dramas ever made within the Indian cinema. The movie was made by Kamal Amrohi, who started work on it in 1956 however put it on maintain because of their misunderstandings in private life. Both of them got here collectively to finish the movie in 1969 when Meena was severely ailing. The movie wasn’t appreciated in theatres however went on to be successful after she died nearly a month after its launch in 1972.
In 2021, Amitabh Bachchan talked about how legendary filmmaker Kamal Amrohi used actual rose water in all of the fountains put in on the units of Pakeezah. According to Meghnad Desai’s guide Pakeezah, Meena charged only a token quantity of Re 1 for her function within the movie.
Meena was born as Mahjabeen Bano to artists Ali Bux and Iqbal Begum on August 1, 1933. When she was simply four-years-old, when Ali Bux began taking her to studios, made her the breadwinner in her household at a really younger age. She has starred in a number of movies resembling Piya Ghar Aaja, Sanam, Garib, Vijay, Baiju Bawra amongst others.
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