Shamoon Abbasi All Set To Star In A Web Series Called 'Akela'
Shamoon Abbasi Is Back After Durj
You might know him from his recent critically acclaimed film, Durj, where he portrayed a cannibal, but Shamoon Abbasi has been around for a long time in the entertainment industry of Pakistan.
Shamoon Abbasi is a very talented and versatile Pakistani actor, director, and screenwriter. He is mainly cast in an antagonistic role and is very believable as a villain.
Shamoon Abbasi is also very hopeful of the younger generation getting into the field of media and entertainment and making a difference. In a casual discussion with him last year, Shamoon told us that he was approached by media sciences students of SZABIST for one of their final projects and he was absolutely stunned at the level of intricacy and quality that was being displayed by those students.
The talented actor is back after his Durj troubles. The film was subject to a lot of censor board bans and cuts and when it finally saw the light, mainstream cinemas didn't give it the time of day that it so richly deserved.
Instead of being heartbroken, Shamoon Abbasi vowed to do unique and quality projects in the future as well. He has remained true to his word as he revealed that he is stepping into another unconventional project, a web series titled 'Akela'
Here's the trailer for the web series:
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It is a seven-episode web series that features a disturbed novelist who writes fantasy novels. In a thrilling and horror-based trailer, we get to know that most of the things that he is writing in his upcoming novel are actually happening to him in reality.
Each episode of the series will be of 10 minutes in duration. Shamoon Abbasi said:
"We shot Akela a year ago; I came up with the central idea while Sohaib Khalid and Sherry Shah have directed it. It is written by Shahid Nizami."
Shamoon Abbasi is a big fan of the digital space and the content that is being released on digital platforms. He said:
"It’s high time we start working for digital platforms as cinema is still on a halt."
The Waar actor also took to his Instagram and posted:
Shamoon Abbasi won the Bronze award for "Best Telefilm" at the 2011 Hum TV Telefilm Festival Awards, in recognition of Daag Hai Mere Naam Pe.
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