Nayab Movie Cast, Story, Release Date, and Timing

Nayab” is a Pakistani Movie featuring Yumna Zaidi, Javed Sheikh, and Mohammad Fawad Khan in lead roles. Directed by Umair Nasir Ali and written by Ali Abbas Naqvi, known for the acclaimed “Laal Kabootar,” the film is produced under the banner of Num Films & Kenneyz Films Production. The release date for “Nayab” is set for January 26, 2024.’

Nayab Movie Cast: A Heart Touching Coming-of-Age Story

Prepare to be captivated by the moving tale of ‘Nayab’ – a cinematic experience that revolves around the lives of Nayab and Akber, a brother-sister duo faced with societal restraints while pursuing their dreams. ‘Nayab’ the film starring Yumna Zaidi, Usama Khan and M. Fawad Khan, Noreen Gulwani for the first time in a film is a touching coming-of-age story set in the heart of Karachi, premiered at an exclusive screening held recently.

Main themes of the movie:

  • Following your dreams
  • Overcoming adversity
  • Gender equality
  • Family


  • Pakistan: January 26, 2024
  • Global: February 2, 2024


  • Directed by Umair Nasir Ali
  • Written by Ali Abbas Naqvi
  • Produced by Num Films & Kenneyz Films Production
Genres Sports
Directors Umair Nasir Ali
Writers Ali Abbas Naqvi
Release Date 26 Jan 2024
Duration 2h 40m
Productions Kenneyz Films, Num Films
Country of origin Pakistan


‘Nayab’ features veteran actor Jawed Sheikh, with Yumna Zaidi as the titular Nayab, and Usama Khan and M. Fawad Khan in lead roles. The film also stars Adnan Siddiqui, while the cast also includes notable names such as Ehteshamuddin, Noreen Gulwani, Faryal Mehmood, Mahdi Qasmi, and Hani Taha.


‘Nayab’ is a story about two siblings, Nayab and Akber, who are trying to achieve their dreams in a society that has different expectations for them. Nayab wants to become a cricketer, while Akber wants to become a singer. However, they face many challenges along the way, including societal pressures and financial constraints.

A story about following your dreams, no matter what the obstacles. It is an inspiring film that will resonate with anyone who has ever been told that they can’t achieve something because of their gender.

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Release Date and Timing

The release date for ‘Nayab’ was set for January 26, 2024. The film was released in cinemas nationwide in Pakistan and globally on February 2, 2024.

Critical Reception

‘Nayab’ has received positive reviews from critics. Many have praised the film’s performances, story, and direction. The film has been called a “must-watch” for fans of Pakistani cinema.


  • Yumna Zaidi: “Nayab is a project very close to my heart… I hope my fans and all of you love it as much as I do.”
  • Umair Nasir Ali:“The key to the audiences’ hearts lies in making them believe that what unfolds on the screen is a reflection of their own lives.”
  • Agnes Kenney:“This film is very close to my heart as we have tirelessly worked to bring a cinematic masterpiece to you, which we hope will bring about the revival of Pakistani cinema and push the industry towards new heights.”

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