Nobel Prize Laureate, Malala Yousafzai, was among many guests that attended the World Premiere of the forthcoming Pakistani film release, at Vue West End earlier in this month. Following the screening, the Oxford undergraduate conveyed her praise for the film when she met with actors Aamina Sheikh, Sanam Saeed, Adnan Malik and Beo Raana Zafar, and director Asim Abbasi.
The milestone occasion marked the first ever World Premiere of a Pakistani film to be held in London’s iconic home for international film premieres, Leicester Square. Additional guests included fellow members of the Pakistani acting fraternity, Mahira Khan and Ainy Jaffri; actor Art Malik; actress Roxanne Pallett; music artist Naughty Boy; TV presenter Melanie Sykes; cricketer Monty Panesar; Baroness Warsi MP; co-owner and Vice Chairman of English football club QPR, Amit Bhatia; and UK’s first Muslim to go to space, poet Hussain Manawer.
The film stars Aamina Sheikh, Sanam Saeed, Adnan Malik, Mikaal Zulfiqar, Beo Ranaa Zafar and Mohammed Ahmed.
Directed by Asim Abbasi, Cake has been produced by British Pakistani businessman Sayed Zulfikar Bukhari and is being distributed by B4U Motion Pictures.