Amna Ilyas is going to portray the role of Sana which was actually done by versatile actress Shehnaz Sheikh. This classic hit drama was released in 1982 and script was written by the well known writer Haseena Moin. This Drama was about family life and romance, included 32 episodes of comic and love story.
Amna Ilyas said, “This is the first time I am doing theatre. Ankahi was a hit serial of its time and I hope to do justice to it. However, I will not be playing the role the way it was originally played, I will bring my own variations to the character”. She also said, “I am both excited and nervous about performing a character on stage”.
Ankahi was one of the finest drama of its time. It’s cast includes Faisal Bilal, Shehnaz Sheikh, Shakil Yousuf, Javed Sheikh, Behroze Sabzwari, Jamshed Ansari, Salim Nasir, Qazi Wajid, Badar Khalil, Azra Mansoor, Tabassum Farooqi, Arshad Mehmood and Khalid Nizami.
The rehearsals of the play have began and will be staged in Karachi.