“Mor Mahal” is a vibrant visual fusion of the Mughal era with Greek, Egyptian and Turkish civilizations. A story set in the sub-continent, sometime before the industrialization, with elements of fiction and fantasy.
Mor Mahal was originally conceptualized by one of the most creative person in Pakistan, Imran Aslam back in 2002 and was written by phenomenal writer, Sarmad Sehbai in 2004. It brings together stalwarts like director Sarmad Sultan Khoosat, Babar javed & Geo television network. A mix of veterans, stars, promising and talented new comers and celebrity’s crossing over from other allied fields comprise the ensemble cast.
Spiced with music, dance, exquisite finery and elaborate structures, “Mor Mahal” draws inspiration from indigenous cultures with a visual fusion that represents a larger than life spectacle. It’s a wondrous world of intricate patterns and exotic furniture.
“Mor Mahal” as a television project, is an attempt at taking the prime time Urdu drama to a new level ; not only in terms of elaborate and expensive production but also by re-defining the process of making a period fantasy with a fusion of classical and contemporary techniques.