August 7, 2008
Precept Productions to Premiere Film, “Streets of Karachi,” in Palo Alto, California, August 16, 2008
Precept Productions, an entertainment and media production firm focused on developing entertainment content for television and film, announced today that it will hold the premiere of its film, "Streets of Karachi," an 85-minute, Urdu language drama illustrating the culture of Karachi on Saturday, August 16th in Palo Alto, California.
The film was completed earlier this year and edited this summer. It captures what Karachi is like today and shows how the citizens of Karachi, including Christians, Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs and Zoroastrians, live together with tolerance. To see the film's trailer, please visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSFW3kXKaVQ.Jawad Qureshi, the Executive Producer, and Shoieb Yunus, the filmmaker, will host the by-invitation only event and speak about the making of the film prior to its showing. A LinkedIn profile for Mr. Yunus is at http://www.linkedin.com/in/shoiebyunus. For more information about the film's premiere, please email [email protected]
About the "Streets of Karachi" Film
The concept and storyline were developed by Mr. Yunus, and the screenplay was written by Shoieb Yunus, M. Dilawar Khan and Abdul Salam Naz. Jawad Qureshi is the executive producer.
The male lead is played by Adil Murad, the female lead is played by actress and model Nadia Hussain, and the lead character is played by veteran actor Munnawar Saeed. The film was shot in Precept's studio and on location in Karachi. To see some pre-production photos and production photos, please visit http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/.
"Streets of Karachi" is a drama about a man who has achieved success in the United States, but realizes that his success and the possession of material things are not making him happy. He visits his ancestral hometown of Karachi, explores the city, sees immense contrast on the streets, and realizes Karachi is a vibrant city as well as the backbone of his country, where people from all over Pakistan come to fulfill their dreams. And then events take a turn.
For more information about this film, distribution opportunities, and Precept Productions' upcoming media and entertainment projects, please contact [email protected]
About Precept Productions
Precept Productions focuses on producing high quality entertainment content for television and film for the Southeast Asian Market. Precept is working with independent producers and directors who have the vision and talent to bring filmmaking techniques to the television format.
Precept Global Access North American headquarters are located at 1313 North Milpitas Blvd., Suite 145B, Milpitas, CA 95035, USA. For more information, please visit www.preceptglobalaccess.com, or Email [email protected]
Precept Global Access (Pvt) Limited headquarters are located at D-95/1, Block 5, Clifton, Karachi, Pakistan.
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