23rd September 2022: Following the release of the trailer, the filmmakers have released character posters for ‘The Legend of Maula Jatt’ which hits theatres on the 13th of October. They have now revealed Mirza Gohar Rasheed’s character poster as ‘Maakha’ in the film.
Mirza Gohar Rasheed essays the role of the unhinged Maakha in The Legend of Maula Jatt. The character poster reveals his hooded dark look with kohl-rimmed eyes, scars on his face and a sword in his hand. Maakha’s look perfectly encapsulates the darkness of his character, spiking the level of intrigue amongst the audience. This is the first time ever that the actor will be seen playing such a different character in Pakistan.
The Legend of Maula Jatt is Pakistan’s most extravagant production to date and the film also boast an expensive star-studded cast. It has been directed by the award-winning Bilal Lashari, who is known for his directorial debut with ‘Waar’ and produced by Ammara Hikmat under the joint venture of Encyclomedia & Lashari Films in association with AAA Motion Pictures. The screenplay has been written by Bilal Lashari and dialogues are by Nasir Adeeb. Hamza Ali Abbasi, Fawad Khan, Mahira Khan, Humaima Malick, Ali Azmat and Faris Shafi are some of the names amongst the cast.
Geo Films, Pakistan’s largest media group and a vital contributor to the Pakistani film industry’s revival, has partnered with the filmmakers as their presenting partner. The film will be distributed locally by Nadeem Mandviwalla of Mandviwalla Entertainment who is known for his dedication and contribution he has made to the film industry while MovieGoers international will be distributing it internationally.