Azfar Jafri, Huma Jamil Babar, Ali Kazmi and Faran Tahir at Umro Ayyar WonderCon 2024 event

WonderCon 2024 witnessed a monumental moment for Pakistani cinema as “Umro Ayyar – A New Beginning” became the first film from the subcontinent to be featured at the prestigious event. On March 31st, attendees were treated to an exclusive world premiere of the film’s trailer and its accompanying comic collection.

The excitement unfolded during a captivating panel discussion held from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM PT in room 300E of the Anaheim Convention Center. Esteemed guests including director Azfar Jafri, Executive Producer Huma Jamil Babar, and actors Ali Kazmi and Faran Tahir offered audiences a glimpse into the captivating world of “Umro Ayyar – A New Beginning” and its adaptation of the legendary literary character. ]

This historic debut marks not only a celebration of the film’s team but also a significant step forward for Pakistani filmmaking on the international stage. “Umro Ayyar – A New Beginning” boasts groundbreaking VFX meticulously crafted entirely within Pakistan, a testament to the country’s rising cinematic prowess.

The film also represents a global collaboration, with professionals from 10 different countries coming together to create a truly immersive cinematic experience. Based on the widely adored fictional character Umro Ayyar, the film promises to captivate audiences worldwide with its enthralling story and breathtaking visuals. “Umro Ayyar – A New Beginning” is poised to make significant waves in the world of cinema, ushering in a new chapter for Pakistani filmmaking and solidifying its place on the international scene.