Releasing worldwide through Eveready Pictures and HUM Films 17th November 2017. The trailer is at the link above.
Rape is one of the most prevalent and heinous forms of crimes against women. According to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, astonishingly one female is raped in Pakistan every two hours, which sees the country ranked third from the bottom as the most dangerous for women in the world.
In an attempt to spotlight the necessity for female empowerment, critically acclaimed filmmaker Shoaib Mansoor will once again use the medium of cinema to raise awareness, ignite action and create change by producing and directing his highly anticipated and emotive social drama, Verna, releasing in cinemas on 17th November through Eveready Pictures, one of the first and oldest film production and distribution companies in Pakistan which have played a pivotal role in establishing and reviving Pakistani cinema with over 400 colour and black and white films and HUM Films, a reputable film production and distribution company based in Karachi, Pakistan, working under the Hum Network Group.
Verna stars the vivacious and unconventional Pakistani actress Mahira Khan, marking her second collaboration with Shoaib Mansoor after the huge success of the critically acclaimed 'Bol'. She is joined by Haroon Shahid, lead singer of SYMT, who makes his acting debut in the film.