Discovering the Next Generation of Iranian Filmmakers©

Ishq Beekar [Maan Jao Naa]

Director: Aabis Raza, 2018, India, 4 minutes, Music Video, Cast: Elnaaz Norouzi, Adeel Chaudhry

Story of young people who are against the institution of marriage in society. The story evolves into a greater story which revolutionizes the culture in India.

Screening with: Shorts Program #2


Ishq Beekar
Sunday, Sept. 29th, 11:00 AM

Aabis Raza

Aabis Raza is a Pakistani director. After completing his bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences, he grew fond of acting so he went to Arts and Council of Pakistan to create their website. He expressed his interest in acting and eventually ended up doing four stage plays. They offered him to do television. He realized that this field was right for him.

He pursued editing and held the position of an editor in 2000. He directed a play titled ‘Ab Kya Hoga?’ His directing portfolio includes heart touching plays like Zard Muasam, Kankar, Kadoorat Nazoo, Bekhudi, Nibah, Bandish and many more. Aabis’s first pick is the romantic comedy Maan Jao Naa, with Iranian actress Elnaaz Norouzi.