Statement issued by Alliance Francaise-

We are excited to welcome LATZ to the Alliance Française de Karachi on 10 Feb! Meet the stellar all-female cast of this production of the Tony award-winning play Art written by French playwright Yasmina Reza: Iman Shahid, Marium Saleem and Zainab Ahmed.

Iman Shahid has been involved in the music and arts scene for the past 7 years. Iman kicked off her career professionally with Grease the musical, Live in 2016. Prior to this she had worked on two plays in Islamabad with Osman Khalid Butt, Tulin Khalid Azim and Natasha Humera Ejaz as part of the Insolent Knights troupe. Parallel to her acting career, Iman also works as a photographer, voice over artist, model and singer. In 2017 she played a series of shows in the US as a vocalist for “Sounds of Kolachi”. She has also worked with the likes of Kopykats Productions and American Voices. In “Art” she will be playing role of Serge.

Mariam Saleem made her debut on the stage in 2006 and has since acted in numerous theatrical plays all across the Pakistan and Toronto, Canada. Within Pakistan she has worked with Centre Stage Productions, Living Picture Productions and Kopykats. In 2015 she acted in her first TV drama titled, ‘Vasl-e-Yaar’ and since then has done another, ‘Khuda Mera Bhi Hai’, which was highly acclaimed. Both were by Six Sigma Productions for ARY Digital. She has also recently finished shooting for her first film ‘Agar Magar’ which will be releasing in the summer of 2018. In “Art” , female adaptation, she will be playing the role of Marc.

Zainab Ahmed is a Theatre and Television actress. She has done theatre in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad, working with the likes of Osman Khalid Butt, Shah Sharabeel, Omair Rana, Anwar Maqsood and Daawar Mehmood to name a few. She took a few years away from the stage to pursue television, which resulted in acting in various high-ranking drama serials such as Assi, Abro and Dua, which aired on Hum TV and GEO. In “Art”, female adaptation, she will be playing the role of Yvan.


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