Aik Hai Nigar: Mahira Wins Over the Internet With Her Performance

The film is a touching tribute to one of the biggest symbols of women empowerment in Pakistan.

Pakistani biopic Aik Hai Nigar creates buzz across social media following its official premiere. The biopic is written by Umera Ahmed, on the real-life story of Pakistan’s first female three stars Lieutenant General Nigar Johar Khan. The film premiered to critical praise on 23 October.

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Nigar Johar Khan is a brilliant surgeon who has spent her life working in the field of medicine with
dedication and devotion; since 1985. According to ISPR, this is a story of an inspirational Pakistani woman.

Mahira Khan - Nigar Johar

“Lieutenant General Nigar Johar, a name synonymous to strength, determination and professional excellence. Gen Nigar Johar rose through the ranks of Pakistan Army and continues to have a meritorious service. She overcame personal tragedy and societal pressures to break the glass ceiling for all the women of the country. A tribute to one of the biggest symbols of women empowerment in Pakistan.”

Actress Mahira Khan played the lead role of Lt. Gen Nigar to perfection. Along with her, other brilliant Pakistani actors such as Khushal Khan and Bilal Ashraf gave praise-worthy performances in supporting roles.

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Mahira took to Twitter to share a heartfelt note, sharing her experience playing such a ‘larger than life’ inspirational figure like Nigar Johar.

“My heart, my soul, my blood, sweat and real tears. Please watch a labor of pure love. Not just mine, my entire team. An honor to play the first Lt. Gen Nigar of my country Pakistan.”

Public reception of the film has been positive. Check out these reviews from netizens following the premiere of Aik Hai Nigar.


Be sure to check out the full movie Aik Hai Nigar on YouTube:

Written by Sher Alam


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