Parizaad gains on popularity
Pakistani drama Parizaad, featuring a blackface from the lower class, is gaining popularity.
Based on Asham Nadeem’s novel, the play shows the sufferings of a blackface man and a world of hypocritical standards.
Ahmed Ali Akbar, who plays the lead role, gets a lot of applause even from celebrities. Several twists keep the viewers hooked.
The ugly face finds solace in poetry and starts penning his feelings into the beauty of words. Akbar successfully brings out Parizaad’s lovable and kind-hearted soul.
The play is being dubbed as an apt reminder of hypocritical standards of the society. Shahzad Kashmiri directed the drama and the cast comprises Ushna Shah, Ahmad Ali Akbar, Kiran Tabeer, Madiha Rizvi, Tipu Shah, Paras Masroor, Nauman Ijaz, Urwa Hocane, Yumna Zaidi, Saboor Aly, and Mashal Khan.