Filmmaker Muzaffar Ali's 'Jaanisaar' is a film which launches fashion designer Pernia Quereshi is also Pakistani actor Imran Abbas' second take in Bollywood.
Imran made his way into the hearts of viewers with numerous serials in Pakistan.
When those serials started being telecast on Indian channels, Indians too got acquainted with his simple portrayal in the relationship-based serials.
Thus, he got noticed by filmmakers and eventually made his debut in Vikram Bhatt's 'Creature' opposite Bipasha Basu.
'Creature' did not do well at the box office but director Muzaffar has also praises for Imran.
The filmmaker says one of the reasons for choosing Imran as the protagonist was because he seemed a reincarnation of actor Farooque Sheikh.
In a previous interview, Ali had said about Imran that "there's no boy as good-looking as him in India or Pakistan".
'Jaanisaar' is a musical love story set during the tumultuous times of Indian mutiny of 1857.
The film was earlier scheduled to release on August 21 has now been rescheduled by 2 weeks to August 7, 2015.