Meera’s comeback movie Baaji will be screened at the 11th Karachi Literature Festival, scheduled to take place from February 28 till March 1 at Beach Luxury Hotel.
The Saqib Malik’s debut directorial will feature on the second day of KLF i.e 29th February at 6 pm followed by a panel discussion on Pakistani Cinema in the Twenty-First Century.
“Join us in the exciting panel discussion that will shed light on the issues concerning the revival of cinema in Pakistan,” reads a post regarding the panel on KLF’s official Facebook handle.
“The speaker will look at different facets of Pakistan’s film industry; it’s actors, directors, technicians, lyricists and scriptwriters.”
The discussion will feature screenwriter Bee Gul, writer Faseeh Bari Khan, director Saqib Malik, actor Faysal Qureshi as well as Sheheryar Munawar Siddiqui with film critic Adnan Ally as Panel Chair.
Released on June 28 last year, Baaji casts Osman Khalid Butt, Mohsin Abbas Haider, Amna Ilyas, and Ali Kazmi in pivotal roles aside from Meera Jee.
The movie is a thrilling and dramatic tale set against the backdrop of a fading Lollywood and emergence of a new order in Pakistani cinema.