Heer Maan Ja

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Heer Maan Ja
Heer Maan Ja.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byAzfar Jafri
Produced byImran Raza Kazmi
Hareem Farooq
Arif Lakhani
Written byOwais Korai Baloch
Starring
Music byAhmed Ali
CinematographyRana Kamran
Edited byMitesh Soni
Production
company
IRK Films
Arif Lakhani Films
Distributed byGeo Films
Distribution Club
Release date
Running time
146 minutes
CountryPakistan
LanguageUrdu
Box office10 crore (US$710,000)[1]

Heer Maan Ja is a 2019 Pakistani romantic comedy film, directed by Azfar Jafri.[2] The film is produced by Imran Raza Kazmi under the banner of IRK Films; the film is distributed by the Distribution Club.[3] The film stars Ali Rehman Khan, and Hareem Farooq in the lead roles, alongside Faizan Shaikh, Shamayale Khattak, Sami Khan and Mojiz Hasan in the supporting roles.[4] The film was released on 12 August 2019, on the occasion of the Eid al-Adha.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Casting and Announcement[edit]

Imran Raza Kazmi hinted the film on December 30, 2017, in an interview with Daily Times. Speaking with the reporter he said, "Our next movie will be a romantic comedy and we plan to start shooting by June 2018". This will be the fourth film released under the banner of IRK Films. Heer Maan Ja will also be the fourth film from IRK Films directed by Azfar Jafri.

In an interview with Papperazi about Heer Maan Ja, CEO & Producer IRK Films, Imran Raza Kazmi said, “Heer Maan Ja” will be a different take on films and humor and people will see Hareem (Farooq) and Ali (Rehman Khan) in a completely different look and avatar compared to Parchi.[5] This will be Hareem Farooq's second movie as a lead cast with Ali Rehman Khan, including Parchi released in 2018. In an interview with Celeb dhaba Hareem Farooq said " Heer Maan Ja is a family entertainment film with a heavy dose of entertainment and families can enjoy the film on a special occasion like Eid ul Adha. Talking to the media, Director Azfar Jafri said Heer Maan Ja will be different than his previous films as it is packed with comedy, action, and entertainment. Ali Rehman Khan said "I really enjoyed working on Heer Maan Ja. I have high expectations with the film and I really hope everyone will like the film.[citation needed]

Marketing and release[edit]

First look title poster of the film was revealed on 19 January 2019 on the official Facebook page of Heer Maan Ja. The teaser was launched on May 1, 2019.[6] The official trailer of the film was released by Unisys Music on 12 July 2019. It garnered 2.2 million views since its release on YouTube. Its first released song “Addi Maar” garnered 2.3 million views on YouTube.[7]

The star cast of the film also made an appearance on the Geo Entertainment sitcom Dolly Darling, aired on the occasion of Eid, in June 2019 for the promotion of their film.

Reception[edit]

Critical response[edit]

Haider Rifaat of The Express Tribune and Naya Daur gave the film a 4/5 rating and stated, "Heer Maan Ja was a crowd-puller. The theme, direction and music of the film was thoroughly entertaining. There were no loose ends and each character got closure, especially Heer. Many stars made brief cameos that positively influenced the story. With emphasis on minute details, the film was shot and acted out smartly."[8][9] Faisal Ali H of Hip in Pakistan praised the performances of Ali Rehman Khan and Hareem Farooq alongwith screenplay and direction. He made mention of supporting cast and said, "No review of Heer Maan Ja would be complete without the brilliant supporting performances and cameos." He felt that The film had lighthearted sequences, romance & emotions, which were woven into its chase-driven narrative. Concluding Saleem opined, "The film’s positive issue-based messaging is indicative of socially responsible filmmaking which must be lauded. The film easily has all it takes to keep you entertained for the over two hour of its runtime and will definitely spice up your Eid festivities."[10]

Soundtrack[edit]

Heer Maan Ja
Soundtrack album by
Vee Music, Manj Musik, Ahmed Ali and Aakash Pervaiz
Released25 July 2019
Recorded2019
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length14:02
LanguageUrdu
LabelSaga Music

The soundtrack of the film is composed by Vee Music, Manj Musik, Ahmed Ali and Aakash Pervaiz. Lyrics are written by Sunny B, Abdullah Qureshi (Singer), Kashaaf Iqbal, Fatima Najeeb and Herbie Sahara.

Track listing
No.TitleLyricsMusicSinger(s)Length
1."Heer Maan Ja - Title Track"Sunny BVee MusicHerbie Sahara UK3:30
2."Addi Maar"Herbie SaharaManj MusikSahara UK, Nindy Kaur3:50
3."Chan Mahi"Abdullah Qureshi (Singer)Ahmed Ali, Aakash PervaizAbdullah Qureshi (Singer)3:30
4."Kuch Tou Hua Hai"Kashaaf Iqbal and Fatima NajeebAhmed Ali, Aakash PervaizRameez Khalid, Aima Baig4:12
Total length:14:02

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Heer Maan Ja Worldwide business". @HeerMaanJa. 4 September 2019. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
  2. ^ Report, Staff. "IRK Films & Arif Lakhani Films' next titled "Heer Maan Ja" to be release on Eid ul Azha". Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Media collaboration for film Heer Maan Ja announced | Samaa Digital". Samaa TV. Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  4. ^ Shaukat, Sarah (18 January 2019). "Hareem Farooq's Heer Maan Ja poster gave us major Runaway bride nostalgia!". Entertainment Pakistan. Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  5. ^ Staff Report (18 January 2019). "IRK Films & Arif Lakhani Films' next titled "Heer Maan Ja" to release on Eid ul Azha". Paperazzi. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  6. ^ GEO FILMS, Heer Maan Ja - Teaser - Geo Films - Releasing on Eid-ul-Azha, retrieved 1 May 2019
  7. ^ "Heer Maan Ja Official Trailer - Hareem Farooq | Ali Rehman Khan| New Pakistani Movie 2019". YouTube. Unisys Music. 12 July 2019.
  8. ^ "Heer Maan Ja: And the award for the best Eidul Azha film goes to…".
  9. ^ https://nayadaur.tv/2019/08/review-heer-maan-ja-delivers-what-it-promises/
  10. ^ ALI H, FAISAL (12 August 2019). "HIP Reviews: 'Heer Maan Ja' is a Madcap Joyride with a Heart". Hip in Pakistan. Retrieved 13 August 2019.

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