Rockstar Ali Azmat will make his manner lower back to the cinemas with the excessive-voltage reboot of Maula Jatt.

The long-awaited Punjabi reboot of the '70s traditional has been within the making for some years now. Helmed by way of Bilal Lashari, who had earlier directed Ali Azmat in his acting debut Waar, Maula Jatt functions a stellar forged that consists of Fawad Khan because the protagonist, Hamza Abbasi because the antagonist, Noori Nath, Mahira Khan, Humaima Malick and maximum these days, Ali Azmat in a cameo collection.


speakme to images, Azmat revealed that he shot for his guest appearance in Lahore at the reason-constructed units earlier this year. Despite the fact that he had been on a hiatus from performing after playing a flesh presser in Waar, one wonders what delivered him lower back to a movie set.

“I’ve usually been an actor, but I by no means had the patience to be one. I couldn’t sit on set all day, get make-up on for six hours for one scene and i’d just run far from all of that,” he laughed, when requested approximately what’s kept him away. “but I bet it’s the cash or the truth that when I’m not doing anything, I need to do some thing else, creatively. I’m a person actor, so I strive my hand here and there.”

at the same time as he became now not at the freedom to talk approximately his man or woman, one questioned if Azmat become the handiest forged member fluent within the Punjabi language, considering coaches have been employed for most of the cast. “It’s humorous due to the fact that’s true. I spoke the quality Punjabi on set,” Azmat chuckled with a experience of pleasure. “They’re all angrez-Punjabis, however they’ve executed a brilliant task.”

Azmat sung excessive praises of the Maula Jutt team. “it will be huge, if not anything else, Bilal knows his craft. The producers (Ammara Hikmat) have left no stones unturned, they’ve invested a variety of money for a venture like this, so it’s very high priced,” he shared approximately what it is easy to count on from the movie.

“all of the makeup, prosthetics, frame fits and wigs and the entire set-up with the weapons and the village (that’s been built for the movie), taking pictures the movement sequences – I’m positive it’ll all be a treat to observe when it comes out.”

As some distance as acting endeavours pass, Azmat changed into additionally speculated to be starring in first-time film director Shahid Shafaat’s movement-comedy Jhol. While Ali took at the function of a cop, the movie co-starred Urwa Hocane, Bilal Ashraf and Nausheen Shah and changed into said to be a 2016 release. Despite the fact that controversies surrounded the film from the very beginning with Iman Ali and Babra Sharif dropping out from the movie, the manufacturers haven’t launched an reliable declaration about shelving the task.

“I have no concept (with what came about to the movie). I’ve shot the movie, performed with dubbing and the soundtrack as properly,” Azmat disclosed. “I think the manufacturers aren't too positive; the lead hero (Bilal Ashraf) is now not part of the film, in order that they desired to shoot greater from what I recognize. I’ve done my paintings and now I’m waiting for the day it comes out. I suppose i was 44 while it started out and that i’m forty eight now!”

With over 3 many years within the enterprise, 2018 appears to had been an eventful year for Azmat as he reunited together with his bandmates from Junoon for a reboot of Allama Iqbal’s 'Khudi' as well as a live concert, that's scheduled to take location later this month in Karachi. He additionally encouraged several manufacturers and landed a number of tracks on Coke Studio this yr, that is makes it clear that Azmat has been open to widening his horizon.

“There’s not anything carved in stone. The approach is to stay real to yourself and do the first-class for your information. I’m a very confined songwriter, however I just did a film and i used to be asked to do every other shaadi music for it and that i refused to start with. However in the end, I did need to break the mildew,” he maintained.

“I’d be bored if I wasn’t experimenting, I strive now not to copy what I’ve completed, musically, however you do turn out to be with what your genuine calling is. I like the guitar, so I try to make it sound revolutionary on every occasion and find folks who are clean and able to similarly that.”