Kamli Movie (2022) Cast, Release Date, Story, Review, Poster, Trailer, Budget, Collection


June 3, 2022
2hr 10min
Status: released

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  • Kamli is based on a short film by Mehar Bano, with additional story and dialogues by Khoosat himself.
  • In September 2019, Saba Qamar signed up for Sarmad Khoosat’s second feature film Kamli. Besides Qamar, Sania Saeed and Nimra Bucha were also cast in this film; it was their second feature film collaboration with Khoosat after his directorial debut Manto (2015). Debutant Hamza Khawaja was selected to portray the male lead opposite Qamar.
  • The principal photography began in the first week of October and lasted for two months. Khoosat revealed that the film would be a tragic love story.
  • The film is based on a short film by actress Mehar Bano, with additional story and dialogues by Khoosat himself and screenplay by NCA graduatee Fatimah Sattar in her debut work as a screenwriter.
  • Saad Sultan composed the msuic of the film who earlier composed Laiyaan Laiyaan for Jackson Heights (2014). The film is edited by Saim Sadiq and Nadeem Abbas. Awais Gohar, who previously worked with Khoosat for Aakhri Station was the director of photography of the film.
  • Initially planned to be released on Eid-ul-Fitr 2020, the theatrical release of the film was postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic. The film was released on 3 June 2022 and opened to positive reviews from critics.
  • The film was screened at Indus Valley International Film Festival (IVIFF) 2022 in Chandigarh where Saba Qamar won best actress award for her performance. It was also screened at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) from 31 January to 2 February 2023.
  • The film had a Television Premier on 7 January 2023 on Hum TV.