Naam Kya Rakha – Short Films delivering original content in 20 minute bites is the new rage in online viewing options!
See Prime’s enthralling short film, ‘Naam Kya Rakha?’ starring the ‘Jalan‘ duo of Fahad Sheikh (who rose to fame with the most watched ARY Television Network drama Jalan alongside Hajra Yamin, Minal Khan, Areeba Habib, Emmad Irfani and Nadia Hussain) has crossed over a million views on YouTube in a matter of days. It adds to the list of successful short films by See Prime that allows talented and new-blood filmmakers to display their mettle and bring heartfelt stories to the viewers.
What We Loved About The Film
The story is a refreshing take on relationships, family responsibilities and ties, not regretting past decisions, learning how to move forward and yet keep the past in your heart. Writer Shaha Jamshed has dealt with a topic that will resonate with the young and old. How we choose to view our past lives, the people we left behind and how we live our present is all about perspectives.
The dialogue is both crisp, witty at the right moments and poignantly touching at others.
Both Hajra and Fahad Shaikh treat us to an endearing 25 minutes of screen time. The film does not boast phenomenal sets or dramatic dialogue. It’s all about letting your emotions go with the flow, not holding back, yet respecting the course our lives take, even though it might not mean we get what we want. The film is about friendship, love and respect.
Naam Kya Rakha? – A story revolving around two past lovers!
The script has been penned by Shaha Jamshed, directed by Sohail Javed, and produced by Ali Hussain and Mahib Bukhari. It revolves around two past lovers who were separated because of differences in social class. After coincidentally running into each other at a hospital, they indulge in reliving their old, sweet memories.
The executive producer, Seemeen Naveed, while talking about this milestone, said, “Naam Kya Rakha? is a reminder to each one of us that it is okay to look back if it allows you to move forward – and we are glad that with See Prime we can tell such simple stories for our audiences.”
She also went on to appreciate the audience for the love and praise they have given the film.
With immense love for the on-screen couple of Fahad and Hajra and the original and heartwarming storyline, the film has received favorable reviews and has been impactful on its viewers. See Prime has been able to impact the Pakistani digital scene with its creative content and commendable storylines. Moreover, Owing to the audiences’ feedback…the digital platform has also recently launched the Original Sound Track of the short film and other of its critically acclaimed short films.
We give this one two thumbs up! Go watch because you might connect with Shayan & Zehra at some level, or perhaps, you are one of them?
Watch the short film here: