Pakistani star Sonya Hussyn replaces Faryal Mehmood in ‘Lockdown’

Early last year, we heard the news that popular actress Sonya Hussyn had been replaced by the comparatively new Faryal Mehmood in music-video-director-turned-filmmaker Sohail Javed’s maiden feature, titled ‘Sorry: A Love Story’, also starring Aamina Sheikh, Faisal Qureshi and Zahid Ahmed.

While the real reason for this remains unknown to this day — in fact, there’s been no update on the film too — Hussyn recently surprised everybody when she signed on Abu Aleeha’s directorial venture, ‘Lockdown’, replacing Mehmood, whose name as the film’s female lead had been announced only a few days before.

Again, no one knows who the original choice for the role was. But the grapevine can’t stop buzzing with rumours of a possible clash of egos between the two actresses, especially since ‘Lockdown’ is a coveted project — it’s being produced for Netflix, and also stars Gohar Rasheed, one of Pakistan’s finest actors from the newer crop.

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