ARTH : The destination
Release Date: 21 December 2017
Starring: Shaan Shahid, Humaima Malick, Mohib Mirza, Uzma Hassan
Language: Pakistani (With English Subtitles)
Synopsis: Strengthening film trade between the two countries, Arth 2 is a remake of Mahesh Bhatt’s Arth from 1982. This film mainly revolves around the lives of two women, Uzma Hassan and Humaima Malick, the paths they chose and how their lives evolve through their pursuit to reach the destination. Through these characters, the film informs its viewers about disturbed relationships and domestic violence. It encourages victims to take stand and speak out and act against these inhumane actions.
According to the director, Shaan Shahid, this film deals with the concept of ‘decisions’ and their powerful role in an individual’s life and how eventually it is these decisions that determine the destination, hence the phrase: Decisions determine Destiny.