Jawani Phir Nahi Ani is a 2015 Pakistani adventure and comedy film which was directed by Nadeem Beyg and co-produced by Humayun Saeed, Salman Iqbal and Shahzad Nasib. The movie was produced by Humayun Saeed’s production house, Six Sigma Plus.
The film featured a stellar cast with Humayun Saeed, Hamza Ali Abbasi, Ahmad Ali Butt, Vasay Chaudhry, Mehwish Hayat and Sohai Ali Abro. While the supporting cast included other renowned names from the film industry Javed Sheikh, Ismail Tara, Bushra Ansari, Ayesha Khan, Sarwat Gillani and Uzma Khan.
In 2015 Jawani Phir Nahi Ani was ranked among the top grossing movies in Pakistan after Waar. The light-hearted, romcom embodied the true revival of Pakistani cinema, and has been lauded by movie buffs and critics for being the ultimate package of entertainment!
According to news sources, the original JPNA cast is, however, now going to be missing one dapper and lead actor!
In a recent interview with HSY on his show, the JPNA star, Hamza Ali Abbasi has opened up and shared that he will not being a part of the upcoming sequel to the movie. Abbasi has shed light on the rumors which had been floating around for a while that hinted Hamza had chosen to part his way from the team and gave up his role in the JPNA sequel due to a rift between him and lead actor, producer Humayun Saeed.
However, Hamza has cleared the air and said:
“It was a mutual decision, we’re all friends and there are no issues between myself and Humayun!”
Abbasi has chosen not to continue with the sequel because:
“I don’t agree with the genre of it and won’t be doing it.”
Additionally, it is being said that Hamza Ali Abbasi will be doing a scene in the movie in order to show connectivity for introducing Fahad Mustafa who will be replacing Hamza in the film.