The 2019 romantic comedy from director Asim Raza Parey Hut Amour won the Best Picture Award in Wholesome Entertainment at the South Asia Forum for Creative Art and Heritage (SAFACH) International Film Festival.
SAFACH is South Asia’s first international borderless traveling film festival. It held its third edition this month from December 18-23 in Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Raza shared the award on his Instagram account with a note to his team. “?
Azaan Khan, the musician who composed the film’s soundtrack, and model Parisheh James – who was part of the cast – were among the many who commented on the post, showing their love.
Passing through scenic locations in Turkey, Kashmir, Islamabad, and some of Karachi’s oldest colonial buildings, Parey Hut Amour began their journey with a star cast that included actors Sheheryar Munawar, Maya Ali, Ahmed Ali Butt, Zara Noor Abbas, Nadeem Baig, Hina Dilpazeer, Rachel Viccaji, Frieha Altaf and Parisheh James.
Based loosely on the classic romantic comedy Four weddings and a funeral, the plot follows a star-studded love story that begins at a mehndi, and then runs through the film – and four marriages – trying to deal with the issues that arise in the lives of the main protagonists, both internal and external.
âWe thought the local audience would enjoy a romance that had substance and Imran decided to build the storyline around four different types of Pakistani weddings. After all, in our country the holiday season is defined by weddings. C “This is where the young people mingle and dance and there is party and color. This movie is fun, young and about coming of age,” said Raza. Pictures in a previous interview.
Fawad Khan also made a special appearance in the film.