Sports activities biopics usually are not a brand new idea in different international locations. Nonetheless, former Pakistani quick bowler Shoaib Akhtar’s biopic would be the first in Pakistan, because the ace legend pacer introduced the upcoming launch of his biopic on social media.
Akhtar, on Sunday, tweeted a preview for the film with the outline, “Starting of this lovely journey. Saying the launch of my story, my life, my biopic, “Rawalpindi Categorical — Working Towards The Odds”.
“For those who suppose loads already, you’re mistaken. You’re in for a experience you’ve by no means taken earlier than. A world challenge by Q Movie Productions [and the] first overseas movie a couple of Pakistani sportsman,” he stated.
The quick clip confirmed Akhtar’s determine sprinting together with his again turned in direction of the digital camera in a hazy body with practice tracks within the centre. A practice siren could possibly be heard within the background, however no locomotive could possibly be seen, because the digital camera centered on him and his quantity 14 jersey. The movie’s launch date was additionally talked about within the teaser.
Bringing to fruition an concept that the filmmaker had again in 2016, Muhammad Faraz Qaiser described it as “a dream come true.”
The previous Pakistan cricket group pacer took 178, 247, and 19 wickets in three completely different codecs throughout 46 Checks, 163 ODIs, and 15 T20Is. Batters have been afraid of him due to his pace, not due to his wicket totals. The quickest ever recorded cricket supply is 161kmph from him (vs New Zealand, 2002).