There have been a number of diversifications of Mirza Hadi Ruswa’s 1899 novel Umrao Jaan Ada and it looks as if they aren’t stopping anytime quickly. The latest adaptation is a sequence starring Sajal Aly.
The upcoming Urdu language sequence is being packaged and produced by an Abu Dhabi-based South Asian superstar administration company, Motion Consultancy, in keeping with Selection. It’s being produced by Hamid Hussain and Muhammad Yaqoob.
In an unique with Selection on Friday, Hussain mentioned that the sequence adaptation depends “heavily on the original Urdu version of the novel, unlike the film adaptations that had taken creative liberties to fit the story into a film narrative. There is a lot in the novel that has never been shown in an audiovisual project.”
The present is claimed to characteristic a second sturdy feminine lead from the novel and is presently in growth. It’s anticipated to move to a significant streamer. The novel has been tailored a number of occasions earlier than. We noticed it on Geo TV in 2003 as Umrao Jaan Ada, and in 2014 on Indian TV as Doordarshan. It was even tailored as a stage musical Umrao Jaan Ada – The Musical by Salim-Sulaiman in 2019.
The basic Urdu novel is thought for its portrayal of the tradition and society of the 19th century subcontinent. It has a number of movie diversifications as effectively. In Pakistan, Hasan Tariq directed Umrao Jaan Ada (1972) with Rani as the primary lead. In India, Muzaffar Ali’s Umrao Jaan (1981) starred Rekha because the lead whereas JP Dutta’s 2006 adaptation starred Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. The novel additionally impressed two 1958 movies — SM Yusuf’s Mehndi and Nakhshab Jarchavi’s Zindagi Ya Toofan.
Abu Dhabi-based company Motion Consultancy manages main stars like Humayun Saeed who not too long ago featured in The Crown as Dr Hasnat Khan and Ahad Raza Mir, who was seen as Arjun in Netflix’s Resident Evil. The company has expanded its portfolio, venturing into worldwide content material like movies and sequence.