This Ramadan will see the exclusive theatrical release of the feature-length documentary film, One Day In The Haram, in cinemas nationwide across Pakistan.
The theatrical distribution has been undertaken by Footprint Entertainment, the group which has been responsible for the distribution of major foreign as well as local content since 2005 in Pakistan.
From its world premiere at the Dubai International Film Festival, all the way through to its most recent premiere in India, One Day In The Haram has sold out cinema venues all over the world. It is by far the most successful Islamic documentary film of all time.
One Day in the Haram is the extraordinary story of the Haram in Makkah, a place so revered that non-Muslims are forbidden from even setting foot in it. The film represents the first time in history that the Government of Saudi Arabia has allowed a film crew full access to the inner workings of the Haram.
British Pakistani director Abrar Hussain spent over a year researching different aspects of the Haram, to bring worldwide audiences the most complete and compelling vision of the Haram ever produced. Packed with knowledge and never before seen footage, this is a film that anyone with love for the religion of Islam must see.
This extraordinary film has already sold out cinemas in multiple countries all over the world, including Western countries such as the UK, USA, Australia, and Canada. In Islamic countries, the film has been broadcasted in countries including Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, Turkey, Malaysia, and the UAE. The budget of the film was 50 million PKR.
In the UK the film was premiered at the House of Lords, the 1st Islamic film to ever receive this honor. The total viewership of the film now exceeds 32 million people worldwide.
The films multi-award-winning director Abrar Hussain said “It is a great honor to be able to share this important film with the audiences in Pakistan, especially at this spiritual time of Ramadan. Being of Pakistani heritage myself, it really is a privilege to be able to showcase this film in my home country.”
The CEO of Footprint Entertainment, Mr. Arif Baigmohamed, said “We are delighted to have secured the release of this spiritually uplifting film. This is a historic film in every sense, and we are pleased to be able to bring this film to Pakistani audiences”.
One Day In The Haram represents a cultural phenomenon that is showing no signs of slowing down. The film is commonly referred to as the most visually beautiful Islamic film ever made, has a current IMDB score of 9.2, and has struck an emotional chord with audiences all over the world.
Abrar Hussain is currently working on his next feature film project about Masjid Al Aqsa in Jerusalem, slated for release worldwide in September 2019.