Saba Qamar, who played the female lead in Bollywood movie 'Hindi Medium', is now partnering with Nauman Ijaz in ZEE5 Global’s Zindagi original 'Mrs & Mr Shameem'. The series is set to premiere globally on March 11.
A Zindagi original, Mrs & Mr Shameem is a distinctive love story of a pure bond graduating from friendship to growing old together.
“It is the story of Shameem who embodies effeminate traits while Umaina is outspoken and bold in her ways. Despite their significant personality differences, there develops a beautiful bond between them of love, respect and companionship.” stated series director Kashif Nisar who has helmed several artistic drama series including shows Dumpukht - Aatish E Ishq, and O Rangreza.
Show writer Sajjad Gul (Saji) says, "It is a contemporary story which traces the journey of Umaina and Shameem aka Mrs & Mr Shameem who discover love in its unusual ways and the show challenges the gender barriers that exist in society. We hope that the audience connects with the story as it presents a fresh perspective on love." He is a contemporary playwright with a focus on social issues who is also the writer of the show – O Rangreza.
Speaking about the series Shailja Kejriwal, Chief Creative Officer, Special Projects, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. shared, “Mrs & Mr Shameem aims at redefining the meaning of true love and at the same time challenges society’s preconceived gender biases. It is an uncommon bond of two people based on nothing superficial.”
Archana Anand, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 Global, said, “Our audiences across the globe are always eager to discover all the contemporary stories that are coming out of South Asia. We are happy to now expand our rich content library with the upcoming Mrs & Mr Shameem, a story of two people and their unique love story."