Rafina Film in Pakistan Official Trailer Watch Clip
Good Morning Karachi is a 2013 Pakistani drama film directed by Sabiha Sumar and produced by Sachithanandam Sathananthan under the banner Vidhi Films.The film is written by Malia Scotch Marmo, Sumar and Samhita Arni, based on the novel Rafina by the acclaimed Pakistani writer Shandana Minhas. It is the story of a young girl, Rafina, (Amna Ilyas) who chases her dream to become a renowned model.The film premiered on November 9, 2013 at the South Asian International Film Festival, and was released nationwide in Pakistan on New Year’s Day 2015 by A-Plus Films.
The film was previously scheduled to release nationwide in September 2011 but due to some reason it was postponed.Film had its premiere in India at the 15th Mumbai Film Festival, 2013. On June 14, 2014 film was also screened in London Asian Film Festival. Film had its Karachi premiere on 28 December, 2014 where Saba Hameed, Savera Nadeem, Amina Sheikh and Yasir Aqil along with other showbiz stars attended the premiere.Film was released in cinemas across Pakistan by A-Plus Films on January 1, 2015.It is also expected to release in India nationwide.
The Daily Times wrote, “The film looks at the culture of violence in Pakistan and how youth are most affected by this environment. It shows how new industries, such as media and fashion, have democratized spaces in urban Pakistan. It has provided new opportunities for young people and given hope to the next generation. This can pave the way for a new, modern and tolerant society. Young women like Rafina are the embodiment of this hope for the future.