Our favourite Sab Set Hai couple Salma Hasan and Azfar Ali are working together again. This time their union has happened on the sets of See Prime’s latest short film XXL.
The short film has recently released on the OTT platform and it immediately grabbed the attention of netizens as it features the iconic jodi of television, Salma Hasan and Azfer Ali.
They have worked together after a hiatus of almost two decades. Their last venture together was the cult sitcom, Sub Set Hai, that aired in 2001.
See Prime latest short film, XXL is a story of a teenage girl who is overweight and under continuous scrutiny of her mother who forces her to lose weight.
Tiktoker turned actress Qudsia Ali has played the teenage girl in the film, where as Salma Hasan and Azfar Ali have been playing their parents.
The short film shows the mental state of a disturbed young girl who is ridiculed by her parents and society for obesity. On the other side, it also shows the dilemma a middle-aged woman who is teased by her husband for an old and stale avatar.
The short film is written by Fatima Faizan and is directed by Danish Behlim.
Ms. Seemeen Naveed, the executive producer stated “For too long our society has shamed human beings for being the humans they are. There is a lack of tolerance and acceptance and a silent expectedness for females and males to act and look in certain ways. However, these ideals affect one’s mental health in extreme ways. This production aims to highlight the abuse that is involved in shaming humans for the way they look and forcing them to fit into society’s ideals and the consequences that can follow. As with all of SeePrime’s shorts, we hope to provide content that sparks introspection and a positive change in our society.”
Watch the film here: