yes, you read the right news here, as per press release, Indian Fans of Fawad & Mahira want The Legend of Maula Jatt to be released in India !In a country where cricket mostly overshadows the rest on social media, it is a rare instance that a film teaser has created such a maddening national frenzy on social media. With a digital release on the evening of 21st Dec, the trailer garnered wholehearted appreciation on an unprecedented scale not only from Bollywood and Pakistani entertainment stars, filmmakers and cricketers but also fans unanimously from both sides of the border.
Many are calling it Pakistan’s reply to Game of Thrones by virtue of its superior cinematography, hence, making GOT the 2nd twitter trend after The Legend of Maula Jatt on it’s release day. It is already a stupendous achievement, that this Fawad, Mahira starrer has been able to topple SRK’s long awaited release “Zero” as no 1. Twitter trend in India on the day of it’s release but the bigger success is the fact that Indian audiences are sharing their desire to see this film in local theatres. Love is pouring in for the Humsafar couple admirers especially from across the border and it’s evident how Pakistan’s most popular TV couple is still their silver screen dream pairing. One fan Rahul Yadav wrote, “..This is nothing short of a Hollywood production in terms of production and scale. Love from India”. Another Anirban Kangoe expressed “Blown away by the trailer. Hope it gets released in india”. Many indians have raised an important question that why can’t they get to see TLOMJ in Indian theaters when Pakistani fans get to watch Indian movies.
Directed by Bilal Lashari, The Legend of Maula Jatt, is the story of a fierce prizefighter with a tortured past who seeks vengeance against the most feared warrior in medieval Punjab.