Printed On 20 October,2020 09:31 am
‘Cash Heist Pakistan’: Why Twitter is cracking jokes about upcoming film
ISLAMABAD (On-line): Twitter customers cracking jokes about ‘Cash Heist Pakistan’, main some to consider that an precise Pakistani model of fashionable Netflix TV present La Casa de Papel (The Home of Paper) aka Cash Heist was within the making.
Nonetheless, the truth turned out to be a lot completely different, and even a tad embarrassing for individuals who comply with the present.
It began when actor Aijaz Aslam introduced the launch of his movie, 50 Crore, on Twitter. Many customers couldn’t assist however be instantly struck by the way it seemed like a ‘Pakistani model’ of Cash Heist.
As Aslam shared solely a teaser of the film on Twitter with out additional particulars relating to the enterprise, followers received to fill within the blanks themselves in some fairly hilarious takes about what they count on the film to be.
Identical to the unique TV present, 50 Crore options actors who’ve been given names after completely different cities (of Pakistan on this case, similar to Dadu, Bela, Sheikhupura, and others).
The solid consists of Aijaz Aslam as Rahimyar Khan, Omer Shahzad as Duska, Naveed Raza as Lala Musa, Asad Siddiqui as Mirpurkhas, Faryal Mehmood as Chaman, Saboor Aly as Sahiwal, Anoushay Abbasi as Bela, Noman Habib as Sheikupura, and Zhalay Sarhadi as Mianwali.
The actors are a part of a workforce led by a chief (el profesor?) who’s performed by Faysal Qureshi.
As quickly as these particulars have been launched, netizens couldn’t assist however discover the ‘uncanny resemblance’ the film appears to have with the Spanish TV collection and poke enjoyable on the lack of originality.
Listed here are among the reactions by Twitter customers:
— Eeshal Maqsood (@EeshalMaqsood) October 18, 2020
— Haseeb Hassan (@Haseebstark3000) October 19, 2020
That is the place I say I would like my a refund #50Crore
— Hansa Anjum (@AnjumHansa) October 18, 2020
Have they like admitted to creating a Pakistani model of Cash Heist ? #50Crore or is it simply blatant plagiarism?
— Fatimah Mazhar (@FatimahMazhar) October 18, 2020
— Stan The Darkling and Daenerys (@ssabasays) October 18, 2020
— Abdullah Khan (@Abdulla19587316) October 19, 2020
So they’re gonna make merchandise track model of Bella Ciao #50Crore
— Hoorain Suleiman (@iemhoorain) October 18, 2020
— Hannan (@hj_whatever) October 19, 2020
— hadiya (@Hadiyahayat4444) October 18, 2020