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The Humayun Saeed, Mehwish Hayat and Urwa Hocane starrer Punjab Nahi Jaungi emerged as the biggest Pakistani movie of 2017. With its strong plot, stellar acting and rock solid cast, the film was a clear winner at the box office.
Now, the protagonists of the blockbuster have announced that Punjab Nahi Jaungi has surpassed Humayun’s previous venture, Jawani Phir Nahi Ani as the highest grossing Pakistani film of all time.
Taking to social media, Humayun and Mehwish congratulated the cast and crew of the movie. Humayun wrote, “So humbled by the continuous love you have shown to #PunjabNahiJaungi. Thank you for making it the highest grossing Pakistani film ever! Masha Allah.”
The Actor in Law starlet wrote, “That moment when your film becomes Pakistan’s biggest film of all time crossing the Rs50 crore mark worldwide MashaAllah! Your Amal Dastoor Ahmed and Fawad Khagga are all smiles and the credit goes to you! Thank you fans, followers and well wishers, It wouldn’t have been possible without your endless love n support. I would like to thank you all on behalf of team Punjab Nahi Jaungi for making it such a huge success not only in Pakistan but also worldwide. Truly humbled and overwhelmed. Ab main Punjab zaroooor Jaungi!”
Previously, after such an overwhelming response, the star cast was over the moon. Humayun, who flawlessly essayed the role of Fawad Khagga, expressed his immense gratitude in a heartfelt note he recently posted on social media.
In the post, Humayun thanked fans for their endless support. “I’m so, so grateful to Almighty Allah first and foremost,” wrote the Bin Roye star. “And then to all of you, wherever you are, for all this love you have showered upon us.”
“Punjab Nahi Jaungi has managed to capture hearts of a larger audience across the world and has emerged as a true winner,” he added.
He went on to say, “The unprecedented success it has achieved in such a short period of time is certainly beyond our expectations. Whether its Norway or Canada, the US, the UK or Qatar or UAE, Punjab Nahi Jaungi has been running house full and continues to shatter records in spite of tough competition from several big budget and multi-starrer international films.”
Humayun continued, “I can’t thank you enough for all the wonderful feedback you have been sending . Just know that I have been reading every single message and couldn’t be happier. I hope I am always able to meet your expectations and can make you even more proud in the future.”