Veteran actress Shabana Azmi is playing a cameo in a Pakistani film titled The Dusk. This film is directed by Wajahat Abbas Kazmi and tells the story of a newly married couple and how their life changes barely five days after their wedding when the husband is kidnapped. This film is likely to release in India also.
Shabana is not the first Bollywood actor to be featured in Pakistani films. Kiran Kher acted in the film Khamosh Paani while Naseeruddin Shah had a significant role in Khuda Key Liye.
According to sources, Shweta Tiwari and comedian Johnny Lever will also be seen in Pakistani films. Film maker Mahesh Bhatt has been trying to bring in collaborations between Pakistan and Indian film industries. A couple of Indo-Pakistani joint production of films are under active consideration.