KARACHI: Turned from a chef to an actor, Sikander, owner of Karachi’s famous Xander’s cafe, is excited for his first film.
Sikander Rizvi also known as Alexander will debut alongside Raja Natwarlal star Humaima Malik in the movie. “We haven’t started working as such, but so far she’s great to work with. She’s an actor and I’m just starting out, so she’s really helpful and supportive,” said the culinary expert who is excited about his new project.
Humaima rose to fame after her hit film Bol and her popularity reached across borders , she played a powerful character in Raja Natwarlal, a Bollywood fl alongside Emran Hashmi.
In this project she will play Sikander’s love interest in the upcoming film. Sikander views about the script, “It’s fantastic and the director is great”. The film’s director, Asad-ul-Haq, is just as ecstatic as his cast to be working on the new production. “I envisioned an avant-garde look and a strong, imaginative storyline for Dekh Magar Pyaar Say.”
The release date was announced in a animated poster: The film is all set to release on Independence Day, August 14, 2015.