3 Bahadur (Urdu: تین بہادر; meaning three brave) is an upcoming Pakistani 3D computer-animated adventure film directed by Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy and a joint production of SOC Films, ARY Films under the production banner Waadi Animations. The film will be released nationwide by ARY Films on May 22, 2015. 3 Bahadur became Pakistan’s first computer-animated feature-length film.
The plot focuses on 11 aged three friends Amna, Saadi and Kamil who set out to save their community from the evils that plague it. The film is based in a fictional town namely Roshan Basti (Town of light).
KARACHI: Waadi Animations announced the release date and unveiled the official poster for their upcoming film 3 Bahadur. The movie is slated to release on May 22 across Pakistani cinemas, stated a press release.
Apart from announcing the release date for the movie, Waadi Animations also revealed that they would be releasing a comic strip series later this month which showcases the adventures of the movie’s primary characters.
The movie which has been made entirely in Pakistan follows the story of three 11 year-old friends Amna, Saadi and Kamil who aim to save their community in the fictional town of Roshan Basti (town of light) from several evils. The movie has been described as “A journey of fighting back, taking charge and finding support and love in the most improbable of places.”
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, the CEO of Waadi Animations, is also the Creative Director of 3 Bahadur with ARY Films extending its expertise in distribution and marketing for the film. Additionally, the original soundtrack for the movie has been composed and produced by accomplished musician Shiraz Uppal.
The animation studio also plans on launching a website dedicated to the movie which would not only provide visitors with information about the movie but also give them access to downloadable content such as images, music and behind-the-scenes videos.
The company is also working on a smartphone video game application for multiple platforms such as Android and iOS.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 15th, 2015.