Shyraa Roy, the first Miss Trance Pakistan, is all set to play the lead role in the movie, Sanak. The movie is written by famous Indian filmmaker, Vikram Bhatt.
The psychological thriller also stars Javed Shaikh, Muneeb Ali, Murad Kazmi, Beenish George, Marhoom Bilal, Zeenat Butt and many others.
The film is being directed by Hassan Fareed under Imdaad Hussain Production while the script is done by the Raaz director Vikram Bhatt for the first time in Pakistani cinema.
Roy shared the big news on her social media along with the official movie poster and captioned it as ‘this year every blood stain will remain as his benchmark!’
Sanak is a story of a mentally unstable man Zaffar Minhas. Minhas has an uncontrollable obsession with popular actress Samaira Khan, and he tries to kill her acquaintances to get to her in the most horrifying and brutal ways.
The model explained the premise for the film expected to release next year. “The story is about this mentally unstable guy Zafar Minhas who is in love with Samaira; he’s a crazy fan of hers. But he is so unstable that he murdered his parents when he was 12,” she said. “Now, to get to me, he tries to kill anyone who’s near and dear to me, for example, my father, my sister and my manager.”
Previously, the model and actor, has worked in several Bollywood films including, Street Dancer 3D, Mohenjo Daro, Aks, and Saaho. Talking about her role, Roy said that she is playing a role of a famous top actor in the movie, like Pakistani actor Mahira Khan and Bollywood’s Deepika Padukone.
She said that the story of this film revolves around a top actor and one of her fans who love this actor more than anything but his love turns into obsession and madness. The movie Sanak is slated to release in cinemas this year.
“My character’s name is Samaira Khan, she is a popular actor on the same level as Mahira Khan from Pakistan or Bollywood’s Deepika Padukone. She is one of the biggest stars in town and has millions of fans. This is my role, I play the lead, the main heroine of the film.” Roy revealed.
Roy said though the film comes under the folds of dark cinema — there’s something that keeps you hooked. She believes it’s the element of genius in how creatively the gruesome murders are executed. The model also thinks the contrast between the killer’s personality and his actions is something that tugs at your heart while confusing your brain.
Sanak means strange and unconventional behaviour and is linked to the Urdu word sanki.
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