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Thora Jee Le
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A story about self discovery, friendship, & trust
Directed byRafay Rashdi
Produced byMahtab Akbar Rashdi
Written byRafay Rashdi
Starring Rizwan Ali Jaffri
Ramsha Khan
Bilal Abbas
Fatima Shah Jillani
Kasim Khan
Ahsan Mohsin Ikram
Salman Faisal
Music bySuhaib Rashdi
CinematographyZayer Hassan
Production
company
#1NFLUENCE Production & Rafay Rashdi Films
Release date
  • 20 January 2017 (2017-01-20)
Running time
145 minutes
CountryPakistan
Language Urdu
Box officePKR 35,00,000 (world Wide) [1]

Thora Jee Le is a 2017 Pakistani coming of age feature film, written and directed by Rafay Rashdi. The film is produced by Mahtab Akbar Rashdi. [2] The film is introducing a fresh star cast namely Rizwan Ali Jaffri, Bilal Abbas, Ramsha Khan, Fatima Shah Jillani, Ahsan Moshin Ikram, Kasim Khan and Salman Faisal. [3] [4] It is a story about self discovery, friendship, trust, and connection between friends, who venture on a journey of a lifetime only to discover that, fate has different plans for all of them. [5] It released on 20 January 2017.

Pakistan federal parliamentary constitutional republic in South Asia

Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It is the world’s sixth-most populous country with a population exceeding 212,742,631 people. In area, it is the 33rd-largest country, spanning 881,913 square kilometres. Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650-mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest, and China in the far northeast. It is separated narrowly from Tajikistan by Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor in the northwest, and also shares a maritime border with Oman.

A feature film or theatrical film is a film with a running time long enough to be considered the principal or sole film to fill a program. The term feature film originally referred to the main, full-length film in a cinema program that also included a short film and often a newsreel. The notion of how long a feature film should be has varied according to time and place. According to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the American Film Institute and the British Film Institute, a feature film runs for at least 45 minutes, while the Screen Actors Guild asserts that a feature's running time is 75 minutes or longer.

Rizwan Ali Jaffri is Pakistani, super model, actor and singer. He is best known for his modeling work with renowned Pakistani fashion labels, he also mark his television debut in 2012 drama serial Pani Jaisa Piyar directed by Sarmad Sultan Khoosat. He mark his singing debut with his album Yaran Di Toli in 2013, which earned him a Lux Style Award for Best Music Album of the Year at 13th Lux Style Awards.

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Plot

The film takes place in contemporary Karachi and some of it in Larkana and tells the story of seven people with vividly different backgrounds, Rizwan Ali Jaffri, as Kaizaad, a rich business man and philanthropist, Ramsha Khan as Misha, an aspiring business woman who is taught the value of owning up to responsibility with time, Bilal Abbas as Party, a passionate rebel that puts desire before logic and lives for thrill of the party, Salman Faisal as Andy, a lighthearted and humorous guy who wants to be the fun in everyone’s life, Fatima Jilani as Bahaar, the high class, fashion conscious girl, looking for the man of her dreams, Qasim Khan as T.C, the serious and envious but very blunt person with the anger that requires just a match stick to light and Ahsan Mohsin Ikram as Azaad, a family oriented man, loving and caring husband to Misha whose support is relentless and loyal. [6]

Karachi Metropolis in Sindh, Pakistan

Karachi is the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh. It is the most populous city in Pakistan, and sixth-most-populous city proper in the world. Ranked as a beta world city, the city is Pakistan's premier industrial and financial centre and is considered as the cultural, economic, philanthropic, educational, and political hub of the country. Karachi is also Pakistan's most cosmopolitan city. Situated on the Arabian Sea, Karachi serves as a transport hub, and is home to Pakistan's two largest seaports, the Port of Karachi and Port Bin Qasim, as well as the Pakistan's busiest airport, Jinnah International Airport.

Larkana City in Sindh, Pakistan

Larkana is a city in the north-west of the Sindh province of Pakistan, where the historic Indus River flows in south of the city. It is called the city of Holy Alams due to the greatest number of Holy Alams as compared to other cities or regions of the world. It is home to the Indus Valley Civilization site Mohenjo-daro, which is larger in size than Babylonia and Assyria.

Cast

Ramsha Khan is a Pakistani actress. She made her acting debut with a coming-of-age drama film Thora Jee Le (2016). She has established a career in television and appeared in several notable serials including Woh Aik Pal (2017), Tumhari Marium (2016), Mah-e-Tamaam (2018), Khud Parast (2018) and Kaisa Hai Naseeban (2019).

Bilal Abbas

Bilal Abbas Khan is a Pakistani actor. He has played a role of Qasim in Hum TV drama O Rangreza. He further appeared in ARY Digital's Balaa for which he received nomin ation for Best TV Actor at Lux Style Award.

Production

Filming

The principal photography began in July 2016 in Karachi and proceeded to Larkana. Some portions of the film were shot later in September 2016.

Principal photography phase of film production in which the movie is filmed

Principal photography is the phase of film production in which the bulk of the movie is filmed, with actors on set and cameras rolling, as distinct from pre-production and post-production.

Release

A teaser for the film was released online on 17 November 2016. [7] The film was released all over Pakistan on 20 January 2017.

Music

The music of the film is directed by Suhaib Rashdi. [8] Suhaib along with Sumair and Royal Law composed the melody of the six songs that are in the film’s album. Vocalists Midhat Hidayat and Royal Law lent their voices for the songs.

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