Maan Jao Naa

Maan Jao Naa (meaning "Believe then!") is 2018 Pakistani, romantic comedy film, directed by Aabis Raza and produced by Muhammad Khalid Ali. The film is jointly written by Ahsan Raza Firdousi and Asma Nabeel.[2] It stars Elnaaz Norouzi, Adeel Chaudhry and Ghana Ali in leads.[3][4]

Maan Jao Naa
Urduمان جاؤ ناں
Directed byAabis Raza
Produced byMuhammad Khalid Ali
Written byAsma Nabeel
Ahsan Raza Firdousi
StarringAdeel Chaudhry
Elnaaz Norouzi
Ghana Ali
Music byShuja Haider
Asim Raza
Vicky Haider
CinematographyAsraad Khan
Edited byFaisal Hussain
Production
company
The Crew Films & Crew Motion Pictures
Distributed byHum Films
Eveready Pictures
Release date
  • 2 February 2018 (2018-02-02)
Running time
130 mins
CountryPakistan
LanguageUrdu
Box officeest.  3.16 crore[1]

Principal photography took place between January and March 2017. The film was released on 2 February 2018 under the Hum Films banner.[5]

Cast

Release

On 21 November 2017 the film had its trailer released online.[9] The film was released in Pakistan on 2 February 2018.[10] World television premier of the movie was held by Geo Entertainment on Eid ul Adha 2018.

Critical reception

For The Express Tribune, Yusra Jabeen rated 3.5 out of 5 stars and said, "Maan Jao Naa is visually pleasing and demands very little of your mental energy."[11] Shafiq Ul Hasan rated only 1.5 stars out of 5 and said, "With storytelling that fails to engage, sloppy performances that fail to impress, and pathetic dialogues backed by forgettable music which fails to entertain, Maan Jao Naa is no less than a disaster."[12] Umair Sohail of Dunya News said, "It is hard to imagine the reason why one would make such a movie."[13] Omair Alavi of VeryFilmi rated 2.5 out of 5 stars and said that the film "fails to impress when it comes to storytelling as whatever happens on the screen used to happen decades ago".[14] Hamza Khalid of HIP commented that it "fails at building characters and drags around for way too long."[15]

Music

Maan Jao Naa
Soundtrack album by
Released4 December 2017
GenreIndie Pop, Soundtrack
Length21:40
LabelElements Media

The film soundtrack was released on 4 December 2017 by Elements Media. EMI Pakistan sent a legal notice to the producers for copyright violation of WAFA ALAM PITAFI's "Bijli" and two other songs.[16]

No.TitleLyricsMusicSinger(s)Length
1."Rung Laga"Asma Nabeel, Shuja HaiderShuja HaiderAsim Azhar, Rasmia Baloch3:40
2."Some Say I'm Sweety"  Vicky Haider3:54
3."Ishq Bekaar" (Traditional Wedding Folk)Asma NabeelAsim Raza, Umair HassanSana Zulfiqar, Asma Abbas, Damia Farooq4:54
4."Dil Be Sabra"  Sehar Gul Khan, Saqib Riaz Ali Khan5:04
5."Chal Para"Asma Nabeel, Shuja HaiderShuja HaiderShuja Haider4:08
6."Bijli" Wafa Alam PitafiVicky Haider 
Total length:21:40

See also

References

  1. "Second Week Box Office Collections of "Maan Jao Na" and "Allahyar And Legend of Markhor"". BallayBallay.com. 16 February 2018. Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  2. "Maan Jao Naa — First Look of behind the scenes filming with cast & crew". Geo News. 2 March 2017. Retrieved 2 February 2018.
  3. "'Maan Jao Na' to mark Pakistani debut of Iranian actress Naaz". Gulf News. 7 March 2017. Retrieved 2 February 2018.
  4. Bismah Ahmed (27 February 2017). "New Pakistani Movie Maan Jao Na: Cast, Poster, Details". VeryFilmi. Retrieved 2 February 2018.
  5. Saira Khan (22 October 2017). "Maan Jao Na all set to release on 2nd February 2018". HIP. Retrieved 4 February 2018.
  6. Rahul Aijaz (1 March 2017). "This Iranian supermodel is set to make her Pakistani film debut". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  7. Irfan ul Haq (2 February 2017). "Ayaz Samoo gears up for rom-com Maan Jao Naa". DAWN Images. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  8. Iqra Sarfaraz (2 May 2017). "Naeem Haque". The News International. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  9. Irfan ul Haq (21 November 2017). "Rom-com Maan Jao Na's trailer is out now". DAWN Images. Retrieved 2 February 2018.
  10. Ramsha Soofi (21 November 2017). "'Maan Jao Na' trailer is out and it's exploding!". Daily Pakistan. Retrieved 2 February 2018.
  11. Yusra Jabeen (3 February 2018). "'Maan Jao Naa': A predictable past-time". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 4 February 2018.
  12. Shafiq Ul Hasan (3 February 2018). "We laughed at the film, not with it, and therein lies Maan Jao Naa's greatest failure as a romantic comedy". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  13. Umair Sohail (3 February 2018). "Review: 'Maan Jao Naa'? why?". Dunya News. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  14. Omair Alavi (5 February 2018). "MAAN JAO NAA REVIEW – NEW WINE IN A VERY OLD BOTTLE!". VeryFilmi. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  15. Hamza Khalid (5 February 2018). "HIP Reviews: Maan Jao Naa is another failed attempt at cliched rom-coms!". HIP. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  16. "Copyright controversy hits "Maan Jao Naa"". Samaa TV. 4 February 2018. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
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