SOURCE: Precept Productions

March 24, 2008 15:25 ET

Precept Productions' Shoieb Yunus Directs 1st Film, "Streets of Karachi"

Drama Tells the Story of a Pakistani Who, After Success in the United States, Returns Home

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and KARACHI, PAKISTAN--(Marketwire - March 24, 2008) - Precept Productions, an entertainment and media production firm focused on developing entertainment content for television and film, announced today that Shoieb Yunus, Managing Director, will make his debut as the director of its first feature film, "Streets of Karachi," a contemporary drama illustrating the culture and contrasts on the streets of this mega-city of 16 million people.

"Streets of Karachi" is being made for the Pakistani and international audiences. The project will be released in June 2008 in the Urdu language with English subtitles.

"Streets of Karachi" is a drama about a man, who has achieved success in the United States, but realizes that his success and the possession of material things are not making him happy. He visits his ancestral hometown of Karachi, explores the city, sees immense contrast on the streets, and realizes Karachi is a vibrant city as well as the backbone of his country, where people from all over Pakistan come to fulfill their dreams. And, then events take a turn.

The concept and storyline were developed by Mr. Yunus, and the screenplay was written by Shoieb Yunus, M. Dilawar Khan and Abdul Salam Naz. Jawad Qureshi is the executive producer.

The male lead is played by Adil Murad, the female lead is played by actress and model Nadia Hussain, and the lead character is played by veteran actor Munnawar Saeed. The film will be shot in the studio and on location in Karachi.

About the Director

Mr. Yunus has produced 100 hours of entertainment programming for television, and has been the CEO and Managing Director of Precept since its inception in 2005.

Availability and Worldwide Distribution Opportunities

For more information about this film, distribution opportunities, and Precept Productions upcoming media and entertainment projects, please contact bizdev@preceptglobalaccess.com.

About Precept Productions

Precept Productions focuses on producing high quality entertainment content for television and film for the Southeast Asian Market. Precept is working with independent producers and directors who have the vision and talent to bring filmmaking techniques to the television format. Most recently, Precept has started working on two separate feature film projects scheduled to be shot later this year.

Precept Global Access North American headquarters are located at 1313 North Milpitas Blvd., Suite 145B, Milpitas, CA 95035, USA. For more information, please visit www.preceptglobalaccess.com, or Email bizdev@preceptglobalaccess.com

Precept Global Access (Pvt) Limited headquarters are located at D-95/1, Block 5, Clifton, Karachi, Pakistan.

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Contact Information

  • Press contact:
    Georgia Marszalek
    ValleyPR for Precept Productions
    650-345-7477
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