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'Barzakh' – Pakistani web series, starring Fawad Khan and Sanam Saeed, all set for world premiere

02:21 PM | 9 Feb, 2023
'Barzakh' – Pakistani web series, starring Fawad Khan and Sanam Saeed, all set for world premiere
Source: Zindagi (Twitter)

KARACHI – A Pakistani film series starring favourite onscreen couple Fawad Khan and Sanam Saeem will have its world premiere at France’s Series Mania Festival, with the only selection from South Asia for this year.

The series, Barzakh, stars heartthrob Fawad Khan in the role of a single parent battling guilt, along with Sanam Saeed who was roped in for a story revolving around love, loss, and reunion.

The series was filmed in picturesque Hunza valley, showing magic realism and family drama, with cinematic sequences showing the world of mystique.

Barzakh will be screened at Series Mania Festival under the International Panorama line-up, for Best Series, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Actor as well as the Student Jury award and the Audience award.

Pakistani-British filmmaker Asim Abbasi, who directed Barzakh, said he is excited at the selection, and defined it as a family drama framed within a world of supernatural beings and otherworldly events.

Picture courtesy: Zindagi/Twitter

Abbasi called it a project close to his heart, said selection at the French film Festival depicts our belief in this story which is now finding its way amongst the best in the world. He also cheered for Barzakh for the only series from South Asia to make it to the global platform.

The series producer Shailja Kejriwal called it a product of Covid brain as its story was conceptualised during the pandemic.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


PKR exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 22 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely same against US Dollar and other currencies on April 22, 2024 Monday.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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