A review on Pakistani Comedy Short Film, ‘Phir Aap’ (2017). The Assistant Directors are Saad Baloch and Agha Ahad Husain while it’s Digital Colorist by Ashar Khalid.
I. Directed, Written & Production Design by Shayan Shahid
II. Cinematography by Raafay Israr
III. Makeup & Hairstyling by Huma
IV. Editing, Animation & Sound Mixing by Mustafa Jalali
V. Co-Sound Mixing by Shaima Wajab and Hasan Mujtabah Jafri.
Phir Aap‘s cinematographer, Raafay Israr happens to be also the lead vocalist of his music band ‘The Evolution’.
There is a cameo by Agha Ahad Husain. The two main characters are real-life married couple.
+ Full Cast
1. Marya Saad as Maria / Raana / Bano
2. Saad Zameer Fareedi as Usman
Usman meets Maria on a blind date and falls in love at first sight. However, Maira’s ‘sisters’ are the ones who he should be concerned of before meeting her.
+ High Points
i – A wonderful performance by Marya Saad in multiple roles. The performances by the duo, makes the film more exciting. Other Honorable Mentions: Saad Fareedi
ii – The production design is well lit and colorful, just like the film is.
iii – The plot is comic, filled with fun.
iv – The costumes design is good, suited with the characters.
v – The illustration & animation is nicely done; an extra effort is put in.
+ Low Points
i – The time length was short for such a light comedy film.
ii – Although it is a different idea but cannot say that it is something new to watch.
Phir Aap is a light rom-com with its attributes of being a film to remember.
Rate: 4.0 out of 5 stars