Shoaib Akhtar bows out of biopic ‘Rawalpindi Specific’

Pakistani quick bowler Shoaib Akhtar’s biopic teaser. — Twitter/shoaib100mph/File

Pakistan’s former cricket star Shoaib Akhtar — nicknamed “Rawalpindi Specific” — has disassociated himself from his biopic of the identical title.

Citing a violation of the settlement, Akhtar introduced on social media on Saturday, that he had parted methods with the makers of his biopic.

Taking to Twitter, the quick blower wrote: “Very sadly, I wish to inform all of you that after cautious consideration of months, I’ve determined to disassociate myself from the movie ‘Rawalpindi Specific‘ and its makers by terminating the settlement by means of my administration and authorized group.”

The legendary cricketer additionally warned the makers of the movie that he would resort to taking authorized motion towards them in the event that they continued to make the movie.

“Extreme authorized motion will probably be taken if the makers proceed to make biography movie[s] and use my title or life story occasions in any manner,” he talked about.

Earlier this month, Pakistan’s famend singer and actor Umair Jaswal, who was presupposed to play the position of ‘Shoaib Akhtar’ within the biopic, stepped away from the mission.

He too shared on the microblogging platform on January 5, 2023, that “as a result of inventive and private causes, I’ve determined to step away from the Shoaib Akhtar biopic mission RAWALPINDI EXPRESS. I’ll now not be related to any media or information associated to this mission. Wishing everybody concerned all one of the best.”

On July 25, 2022, the previous Pakistani quick bowler confirmed {that a} biopic titled “Rawalpindi Specific” was being made on his life.

The previous cricketer took to his official Instagram and Twitter accounts — in now-deleted posts — to share a movement poster of the movie.

On Instagram, he wrote that the movie is presently underneath manufacturing and would characteristic some never-before-seen info from his life.

Akhtar, in his put up, added that the film is being directed by Faraz Qaiser and produced by Q Movie Manufacturing. Akhtar wrote that that is the primary worldwide movie to be made on the lifetime of a Pakistani cricketer. 

The movie on the lifetime of the quickest bowler on the planet was set to be launched in November this yr.

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