"We've just recently began shooting, so I can't give away much. It's basically the story of a strong-willed girl and her journey. She is a university student who stands up for her rights in order to achieve her goals," sumbul revealed.
Last seen lighting up our TV screen in Ghayal opposite Gohar Mumtaz, Sumbul Iqbal is all set to return to television screens after a hiatus of over five months with Aik Thi Rania. The actress be seen sharing space with Syed Jibran, who is riding high on the success of his recently concluded drama serial,Khuda Mera Bhi Hai. Produced by 7th sky Entertainment,Aik Thi Rania is based on a bestselling Urdu novel and will directed by the Haasilfamed director, Abdullah Badini, while Madiha Shahid of Digest Writers has penned down its script.
"We've just recently began shooting, so I can't give away much.It;s basically the story of a strong-willed girl and her journey. She is a university student who stands up for her rights in order to achieve her goals," she revealed. "I think it has a very relevant message for young girl and I hope I'm able to deliver." Speaking of her unannounced hiatus, Iqbal says that she's been waiting for the right script. "I wanted to do something I haven't done before. And so this time around, I've personally worked closely on my looks with designer, Zara Ahmed.My fans will be able to see e in both, contemporary and eastern ensembles," she says of her comeback of sorts.
"Also, content has always been my priority. Aik The Tania is about a fighter, who despite having faced hurdles due to some circumstances, stand up for her right. The subject, I felt was very strong.You'll know once you watch it yourself," Sumbul added Playing Rania, the titular character, I ask Sumbul if she feels social commentary in being done to death in local drama serials.She hesitantly agrees."I think the mdium, television now caters to people who are used to watching such content only.Experimentation isn't registered as well as other serials are the ones that are tried and tested.I think it's all about what the audience responds to, that's what producers wish to invest in as well," she answers.
In an earlier conversation, the actress had revealed her debut film to be a commercial Bollywood production.Bollywood production,However, Iqbal says she had to let go of the project due to its character requirements."I do have certain limitations and I think that's the way it should be.I am waiting for better opportunity,something in line with my personality, something I believe in and through which I'm able to make my country proud," she stated, disclosing that another Pakistani actress has now signed the film.