Streaming platform ZEE5 announced on Wednesday that the latest Zindagi original Dhoop Ki Deewar will be released on June 25. Starring the Pakistani actor couple Sajal Aly and Ahad Raza Mir, Dhoop Ki Deewar is a transgressive tale of love, family and loss.
The show tells the story of Vishal (Mir) from India and Sara, played by Aly, from Pakistan, who discover their lives are connected after losing their fathers in the war. Their shared grief becomes a foundation of their friendship. While Aly is known for acting in the Sridevi-fronted feature film Mom and the telefilm Behadd, Mir has appeared in such series as Sammi and Ehd-e-Wafa.
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Dhoop Ki Deewar is directed by Haseeb Hasan and written by Umera Ahmed, best known for writing the hit show Zindagi Gulzar Hai, starring Fawad Khan and Sanam Saeed.
Hasan said the show is a reflection of positivity “beyond borders, religion and societal prejudice”. “The only essence of the show lies in the simplicity of the story. In the show, a topic like a cross-border love story is treated so differently and has an underlying message of peace, harmony and joie de vivre,” the director said in a statement. Ahmed said Dhoop Ki Deewar draws inspiration from the idea that sadness has boundaries and barriers. transcends.
“It doesn’t matter what country, religion or belief you belong to, in the end the sadness is the same everywhere and it’s much bigger than you and me. It’s a story of love, grief and loss that people across borders and overseas can relate to on a human level.”
Produced by Motion Content Group and Hamdan Films, the series stars Samiya Mumtaz, Zaib Rehman, Savera Nadeem, Samina Ahmed, Manzar Sehbai, Raza Talish, Aly Khan and Adnan Jaffar.
Ateeq Rehman, Chief Investment Officer, Group M Pakistan, described the series as an attempt by the creators to push the boundaries. “It’s never easy doing something against all odds that has never been done in your market and Dhoop Ki Deewar is one of those initiatives for us at Motion & GroupM Pakistan. We believe that as thought leaders and industry leaders, it is up to us to keep pushing the boundaries. The trip required a lot of effort from the team and the way we sailed through it was commendable. Dhoop Ki Deewar is a story of love and loss that is about peace,” Rehman said.
Dhoopi Ki Deewar is the third Zindagi original, after Asim Abbasi’s hit thriller drama Churails and comedy drama Ek Jhoothi Love Story, which was also written by Umera Ahmed.