A review on Pakistani Drama Short Film, ‘Baap’ (2017). The Associate Directors are Arman Tejani & Bilal Atif while it’s Co-Editing by Arman Tejani & Asif Ali.
- Directed, Edited & Written by Jehanzaib Raza Hussain.
- Cinematography by Nabil Hasan.
- Production Design by Hadiqa Sohail & Mahnoor Ghayas.
- Makeup & Hair Styling by Kaleem Ibrahim.
- Sound Mixing by Musa M. Khan, Sana Chaudhry, Muneeb Baig, Abdul Moiz Kazi, Husain Dhanani.
The songs are taken of Lata Mangeshkar, Hemant Kumar & Naseebo Lal. There is a cameo of Bilal Atif and Marya Saad (real wife of Saad Zameer) in the film.
+ Full Cast
- Saad Zameer Faridi as Akbar
- Amir Naqvi as Mehek
- Maria Sajid as Saiqa
- Muhammad Ahsan as Beita #1 (Son)
- Shahjahan Narejo as She-Male #1
- Ali Nasir Rehmani as She-Male #2
- Basit as She-Male #3
- N/A as Beita #2 (Son)
After the death of his beloved wife, Akbar struggles to find peace in such an old age.
+ High Points
i – Saad Zameer Faridi as Akbar has performed really good on-screen. His performance is one of the key reasons to watch this film in the first place. Other Honorable Mentions: Amir Naqvi.
ii – The story is a bit different to make the film keen to watch.
iii – Makeup & hair styling by Kaleem Ibrahim is nicely put.
iv – Good work by Nabil Hasan for its cinematography. The inserts and camera angles were well chosen.
+ Low Points
i – The inclusion of a good actor, Muhammad Ahsan turns out to be wasted. His character needs a much better writing.
Baap is a delightful film to enjoy solid performances and interesting story line.
Rate: 3.25 out of 5 stars