Filmmaker Nabeel Qureshi claims that he and his crew were attacked by a mob on Monday night at Karachi’s PIB Colony’s Jamshed Quarters while filming.
He tweeted that the actors and crew, including Hira Mani, Salman Saquib (Mani), and Gul-e-Rana, had also been robbed at their movie set and that their cell phones, wallets, and filming equipment had been taken.
According to SSP East Zubair Nazeer Sheikh, six people had been taken into custody and a case had been filed.
Qureshi posted on Twitter that a crowd had attacked the cast and crew and harassed the women and female actors inside the house where they were filming, where there were about 100 people there.
He claimed that the mob also assaulted the employees and took tools and mobile phones.
1/1 We has been attacked by mov in PIB Colony/jamshed quater martin road during shoot they got into the house we were shooting a hundred of people they harrases women/actresses, beat the shit out of crew, stole mobiles, equipment @HiraMani_real @ManiSalmanKhi #gulerana
— Nabeel Qureshi (@nabeelqureshi) February 6, 2023
Producer Ali Hussain submitted the FIR to the PIB Colony police department. According to him, the home had been hired out for filming. The home’s owner-occupied one room, while filming took place in the other three.
According to the complaint, a gang of 40 to 50 guys broke down the door to the house and went inside. They started to yell, swear, and assault the home’s owner and the video team.
According to the FIR, they entered using sticks, ruined the crew’s tools, and critically hurt five crew members. A pistol’s butt struck the back of the head of one of the crew members.
According to the police, the residents of the area did not want the shooting to be done in their area.