The first ever Pakistani film to be shot in Scotland – SACCH - had its UK release under the banner of HUM Films on 10th January 2020. The film also marks the first time the Pakistani, Bollywood and British film industries have come together to produce an international film.
Sacch is released across the UK in the following Cineworld and Odeon cinemas:
- Glasgow Silverburn
- Leeds Bradford
- Trafford Centre
Leading Scottish talent can be seen both on and behind the screen in Sacch. The film is produced by renowned Scottish politician turned producer, Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh OBE who makes her debut into film production with Sacch. It is directed by acclaimed Scottish based director Zulfikar Sheikh and its lead star is Scottish actress Elysee Sheikh who makes her silver screen debut in the film. Sacch also features supporting actors and dancers from Scottish casting and dance companies.
Other top talent in the film include Asad Zaman Khan, Humayoun Ashraf, veterans Javed Sheikh, Nauman Masood, Uzma Gillani, Fazila Qazi, Ayesha Sana and a stellar supporting line-up including Zulfikar Sheikh and Tasmina Sheikh. The film boasts of an eclectic range of music directed by Bollywood’s Simaab Sen with talented lyricist Fatima Najeeb penning the songs. A host of popular Indian and Pakistani singers have lent their voice to the movie such as legendary Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Indian singing sensation Armaan Malik, with supporting vocals by Elysee Sheikh.
Sacch is released across the UK now.