The cast and crew of the upcoming film Ishrat – Made in China are stranded in Thailand due to the outbreak of the coronavirus.
Speaking to multiple media outlets, Shamoon Abbasi confirmed that he and other members of the cast including Sanam Saeed, Sara Loran and Mohib Mirza are stuck in Thailand along with their crew. He said that due to the non-availability of flights and closure of airspaces across the world, including Pakistan, they were unable to come back home. He added that they have requested Pakistani authorities to facilitate them.
Meanwhile, other members of the cast such as Mani and Hasan Sheheryar Yasin had returned to Pakistan before the country was put under lockdown.
Earlier, Abbasi had shared a video of himself at Dubai airport while heading to Thailand, asserting that there is no need to panic.
Ishrat – Made in China will mark the directorial debut of Mohib Mirza. The lead cast includes Sanam Saeed, Shamoon Abbasi and Mani among others. No further details about the project have been revealed as yet.