Ayesha Omar, Yasir Hussain and Mehar Bano starrer new film Taxali is a crime thriller

On the big screen

Shooting has been completed for upcoming crime-thriller film Taxali. Written and directed by Abu Aleeha, the film is slated to be released around Eidul Azha this year. Taxali will be screened at different film festivals around the world and that will lead to its worldwide release, according to the director. Actor Mehar Bano told publication that she plays the character of a young girl from Lahore. “Abu Aleeha approached me for this project,” the Churails actor said. “It is an ensemble cast and the working experience was fantastic.” The cast also features Ayesha Omar, Yasir Hussain, Nayyer Ejaz, Iffat Omar, Iftikhar Thakur, Babar Ali, Umar Aalam and Sheheryar Cheema. “This film is indeed a suspense crime thriller but it also shows the old Lahore’s folk wisdom and humour,” shared the film’s director with a publication. “As far as the performances are concerned, I can affirm for the first time that every actor’s performance will leave its own standard in the industry,” said Abu Aleeha.