As Independence day is around the corner, producers are all set to revive the independence spirit among the people. So, they are coming up with a new partition series where you will see Sajal Aly as Fatima Jinnah. Along with Sajal, Samiya Mumtaz and Sundus Farhan will also play the role of Fatima Jinnah with age gaps.
Sajal Aly as Fatima Jinnah
Sajal Aly is playing the role of Fatima Jinnah and many fans are praising the choice while some are opposing. However, her lean body, her serious expressions, and her acting skills will make the choice worth counting.
Sundus Farhan will show Fatima Jinnah’s life during her 30s, Sajal will show her 50s, and Samiya will play the age of 70. Dananeer Mobeen will also be a part of this series in which she will play the role of a journalist from Bombay.
The Series Division
Daniyal K Afzal who is the writer and director of this drama said, “The prologue teaser has three scenes, one of Bombay, one of the ’47 train carrying the beheaded corpses, and the third when she [Fatima Jinnah] stood for the elections.” The teaser came out which shows Fatima Jinnah’s role in the pre and post-partition of Indo-Pak.
There will be three seasons where each will comprise of 15 episodes. All the seasons will show different time periods. The writer, Afzal said, ” The first season is going to be pre-independence, the second is going to be during the independence and the third will be post-independence.”
The teaser is divided into three scenes and every scene shows a different time period. This is how the season is divided according to that pre-Independence, Independence, and Post-Independence time periods.
According to the director, the series is based on Fatima Jinnah’s perspective of the portion and independence. As we are going to have Samiya Mumtaz, Sundus Farhan, and Sajal Aly as Fatima Jinnah, he explained their roles. He said, “We’ve only shot the prologue in which Sundus Farhan will play the pre-independence Fatima Jinnah, then the main chunk that is independence will be played by Sajal Aly and post-independence, the whole ’65 era, will be played by Samiya Mumtaz.”
What Is Special About This Series?
Fatima Jinnah has been a significant member of the Independence campaign. However, she has never gotten the acknowledgement that she deserves. Although there have been her roles in dramas or movies but not a complete biopic to her name. So, this series will give people more recognition of the efforts that she did before Pakistan came into being and after that too.
This series might release on Tv sometime but right now the circulations reveal that it will be an OTT project