The trailer for Baaji has been released and we must say the almost three minutes extravaganza has us extremely excited for the movie. The film promises to be a full-fledged drama on the backdrop of the Pakistani film industry. With Meera Jee absolutely owning every frame she was featured in, and actors like Osman Khalid Butt, Amna Ilyas, Ali Kazmi, Mohsin Abbas amongst many other prominent faces making up the cast, Baaji seems to have gathered all our favorites in one place.
One of the surprise names in this list is our very own billi – Mehwish Hayat. We’ll tell you why we think that might be the case.
Almost an hour ago, ARY Digital shared a poster with a vague female figure (who could very well be Mehwish Hayat). The caption of the post reads: “The latest song #GangsterGurya from #BaajiTheFilm is releasing on *Wednesday 19th June 2019* & will definitely make you groove to its beats‼️”
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The latest song #GangsterGurya from #BaajiTheFilm is releasing on *Wednesday 19th June 2019* & will definitely make you groove to its beats‼️ Are you ready for the surprise? #Meera #AmnaIlyas #OsmanKhalidButt #AliKazmi #MohsinAbbasHaider #SaqibMalik #ARYFilms #Page33Films #MadeInPakistan #Baaji In Cinemas 28th June 2019 Photography by @tapujaveri @meerajeeofficial @aclockworkobi @aamnailyas @salman_ary @jerjeesseja @baajithefilm @thealikazmi @mohsinabbashaider @saqibmalik33 @1rfanmalik @aryfilmsofficial @anilamurtaza @mmurtazaa
Mehwish Hayat, Meera Jee shaking a leg together
While no official confirmation has been made so far, our sources have revealed that there is a special song number shot for the film that features Mehwish Hayat shaking a leg with Meera Jee. The exact nature of the song is still kept a surprise; it could be an item song or just be used as a promotional song for the film. Cherry on top, that’s not all. The song has been choreographed by none other than the multitalented Osman Khalid Butt.
Osman made his debut as a choreographer with last year’s hit song Billo Hai in the film Parchi, for which he has been nominated at the LSAs as well. Additionally, he has choreographed two songs for the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha release; Heer Maan Jaa as well. And now with him getting to choreograph Meera and Mehwish together, Osman seems to be really enjoying his role as a choreographer. We also suspect that the following post by Osman on his Instagram alluded to this special song, as well.
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Back from a hiatus to share some exciting news: turned Director of Choreography, Creative Director and lyricist (!) for a very special song of #Baaji. Mad respect for Saqib Malik, who blindly trusted a two-project old DoC with such an important sequence in his debut feature. It's been a crazy shoot, but can confidently say I've leveled up, haha. Was also a pleasure choreographing two of our industry's biggest divas. Can't wait to share more! The grafitti you see is part of our set, and the Into-The-Mouth-Of-Madness vibe was superbly crafted by @neil.uchong, who you all should be following. Guy's a genius. @baajithefilm
While the subsequent promotions would tell us more clearly about the details of the movie, we know by now that the film is a proper musical with many songs. If all the glimpses of many emotions shown in the trailer and the released songs are to be believed, we can safely assume that the album of the movie would be a memorable one. Some of the confirmed songs in the album are a mujra number, a ballroom dance number, and a party song.
Well, one of the songs in the album is going to bring Meera Jee and Mehwish Hayat together and setting the screen on fire. Whatever the song turns out to be, we are sure of one thing that it is going to be a sight to behold watching two icons of the Pakistani cinema sharing the same screen. And we cannot wait for that!
Let’s wait and see how the situation unfolds on Wednesday.