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Ready for some Halla Gulla? This Javed Sheikh starrer hits cinemas on Aug 20

June 18, 2015

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The colourful film may not be all pretty visuals and razzmatazz, but music to the ears too... — Halla Gulla's Facebook page
The colourful film may not be all pretty visuals and razzmatazz, but music to the ears too... — Halla Gulla's Facebook page

This year's August is turning out to be a very filmi month. The Independence Day opening of Moor, Dekh Magar Pyaar Say and Shah will soon be followed by Halla Gulla's release on August 20.

Layari King Live director Kamran Akbar Khan will make his film debut with this romantic comedy, which stars Javed Sheikh, Ismail Tara, Sidra Batool, Asim Mehmood, Muneed and Ghazala Javed. The film has been produced by Hanif Mohammad, who is known for producing the comedy competition TV show, Comedy Kings.

While the young actors are little known, the film draws interest with the presence of veterans Javed Sheikh and Ismail Tara — Halla Gulla's Facebook page
While the young actors are little known, the film draws interest with the presence of veterans Javed Sheikh and Ismail Tara — Halla Gulla's Facebook page
The lead couple do make a pretty pair, though — Halla Gulla's Facebook page
The lead couple do make a pretty pair, though — Halla Gulla's Facebook page

The movie's story has been written by Raheela Mustaq Shah, while the screenplay has been penned by the director himself.

Also read: 'Halla Gulla' is not a sequel to 'Na Maloom Afraad', says director

With music by Sahir Ali Bagga and a soundtrack that boasts the likes of Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Kunal Gunjawala, the colourful film may not be all pretty visuals and razzmatazz, but music to the ears too.

Choreographer Pappu Samrat in his element, while the cast seems to have had a ball grooving in Thailand — Halla Gulla's Facebook page
Choreographer Pappu Samrat in his element, while the cast seems to have had a ball grooving in Thailand — Halla Gulla's Facebook page
More BTS snaps from Thailand — Halla Gulla's Facebook page
More BTS snaps from Thailand — Halla Gulla's Facebook page

Here's a sneak preview of one song from the soundtrack, 'Ishq Kamla'...

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