Exclusive Interview With Abdullah Haris, Director of Zafar’s ‘Jee Dhoondta Hai’

May 17, 2011

Gone are the days when fashion and music industry would rely on the few experienced professionals available. As times have changed so has the tastes and technology. With the changing times, media looks up to more challenging and fresh concepts. As a result the TV commercials and music videos we see today are hundred percent superior to what we saw a decade ago. When it comes to visual inventiveness, there are few directors who are leading the way with their creative concepts. One such name is Abdullah Haris who’s intelligent work has suddenly catapulted him into the industry’s big league.

Abdullah is a multi-talented director with the right aesthetic who values quality not quantity. He possess a painter’s eye, an uncompromising and unique cinematic vision and a poet’s heart. He is an independent minded professional who believes in exerting an influence with his technical brilliance. His ongoing alliance with the biggest male and female pop stars of Pakistan, speaks of how he has forged a happy working relationship with the music industry big wigs.

Ali Zafar – Jee Dhoondta Hai (Behind The Scene Pictures)

April 17, 2011

The video features Aisha Linnea Akhtar of Slackistan fame. She is playing a character of a school girl who ends up in the brothel. The stills are from Ali Zafar‘s upcoming video “Jee Dhoondta Hai” which is penned by Mirza Ghalib.

In an interview with Dawn, Ali Zafar revealed the concept behind the song and the video. “The song is about matters of the heart and the searching and longing for carefree nights and days,” says Ali. The concept of the video is interesting. “We all are born pure and it is the choices we make in life — willingly or unwillingly — that determine our destiny. However, love has the power to conquer all and can change lives forever,” he added. “The concept of the video revolves around me as a m