Babylicious premieres to rave reviews and glittering reception in Karachi
KARACHI June 27, 2023 – The highly anticipated film “Babylicious,” directed by Umer Essa Khan and produced by Coconut Productions, had its star-studded premiere at Nueplex Cinemas in DHA, Karachi. The red carpet event witnessed the presence of renowned celebrities and esteemed actors from the Pakistani entertainment and media industry.
Babylicious, at its heart, is a love story. Partially inspired by the director’s life, the movie revolves around Umer and Sabiha, brilliantly portrayed by Syra Yousuf and Shahroz Sabzwari, who fall head over heels in love with each other, but destiny has other plans for the two. The movie packs in a complete package of romance, humor, drama, emotions, and laughter. All of that is embellished with an incredible soundtrack, that features love ballads, a lament, and foot-tapping dance numbers, sung by leading and upcoming singers of the country. Mann Ranjhan and Ghazab Kuriye stand out from the album.
Umer Essa Khan, proves himself to be a promising director with his debut venture. He has masterfully brought Babylicious to life on the silver screen with his distinctive style of storytelling. His ability to capture the essence of human relationships and create relatable characters is evident throughout the movie. This has created further anticipation around the movie.
Coconut Productions, the official producers of the movie, have assembled a talented team of actors, technicians, and creative minds to create a genuinely well-made film. The makers’ commitment to excellence and dedication is evident in every frame of the movie.
The premiere of Babylicious was a star-studded affair, with prominent celebrities and distinguished personalities gracing the event with their presence. Renowned actors, directors, and who’s-who from the media industry walked the red carpet. These included industry veterans such as Bushra Ansari, Saba Hameed, Rubina Ashraf, Marina Khan, Javed Sheikh, Behroze Sabzwari, and Shabbir Jan, as well as Sadaf Kanwal, Bilal Ashraf, Sanam Saeed and Mohib Mirza, Yumna Zaidi, Ramsha Khan, Alishba and Palwasha Yousuf, Azaan Sami Khan, Shehzad Roy, Sajal Ali, Imran Ashraf, Nadeem Baig, Nabeel Qureshi, Fizza Ali Meerza, Wajahat Rauf, and Nadia Hussain to name a few.
“We are overwhelmed by the response and the immense love ‘Babylicious’ has received at its premiere,” said Umer Essa Khan, the film’s director. “This film is very close to my heart, and I am grateful for the incredible team who worked tirelessly to bring this vision to life. I hope the audiences will connect with the story and find joy in this heartwarming tale.”
Popular director Nadeem Baig shared his thoughts on the movie saying, “Just watched Babylicious and it exceeded my expectations since I know Essa Khan and his vision. It’s very well shot, and well directed, and has some great moments in the film and I think everyone should come and watch it.”
“So far the movie has been very engaging. The story is gripping and I’m curious to see what happens next,” Industry stalwart Rubina Ashraf said during the interval of the movie.
Leading actress Sanam Saeed had all good things to say about the movie. “Congratulations to the entire team of Babylicious. It was a fresh fun sweet feel-good film and I encourage everyone to watch it this Eid,” she said post the screening.
The premiere was held at Nueplex Cinemas, a renowned entertainment destination in DHA, Karachi. The multiplex cinema, with its state-of-the-art facilities and comfortable ambiance, provided the perfect setting for guests to enjoy the movie’s screening.
Following its premiere, Babylicious is set to hit theaters nationwide this Eid-ul-Adha. The movie promises to be a delightful cinematic experience for the audiences. The film’s stellar performances, engaging narrative, glorious soundtrack, and captivating visuals are expected to leave a lasting impression on moviegoers.