The upcoming feature film, by award-winning filmmaker, khalid Hasan Khan will delve into the motif of interfaith marriage between a poor Goan-origin, Christian girl and a London-educated Muslim boy of a well-off family from Karachi. This is a story of an orphan daughter who lives with her mother and brother, settled in the port city of Karachi.
The director of Marya, Khalid Hasan Khan told “I developed the screenplay as an Unromantic Thriller based on an original story by Shamim Ahmed Sherazi, a renowned poet”. It is a tale of a Christian girl who marries a Muslim boy, after being surprisingly proposed by him. The girl finds herself in an unbelievable situation, when she refuses to accept the proposal. The fateful life of Marya is further rocked by a complicating development when she later on comes across a family undergoing gender dysphoria.
The feature film cast includes Danish Wakeel, Dania Khan, Hammad Hussain, Shamim Ahmed Sherazi, Omar Iqbal, Sumaira Khan, Bushra Nayyar, MA Shaikh and Sham. MT Shaheryar is the director of photography with Talal Farhat as the associate producer for the project. The film is being co-produced by Khalid Hasan Khan and Shamim Ahmed Sherazi with Imran Shaikh and Syed Ovais Ali as associate producers. Zafar Malik is the executive producer of MARYA.
Khalid Hasan Khan has written the screenplay for the feature film MARYA, he is also directing the motion picture. The director is an award-winning filmmaker, a graduate of the New York Film Academy, Los Angeles, California. Besides, winning more than twenty international awards; His fiction and non-fiction projects have officially been screened in, well over seventy international film festivals, in countries, including Australia, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Greece, France, India, Italy, Nigeria, Russian Federation, Singapore, Slovakia , South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States. Khalid Hasan Khan believes that “lights, camera, action” should never be squandered without capturing emotions!