Mano Animation Studios Unveils Voice Cast for Pakistan's First Hand-Drawn Animated Film

"Pakistan's first hand-drawn animated film 'The Glassworker' unveils its star-studded voice cast, marking a milestone for the country's animation industry. Anticipation builds as the film's director promises a magical cinematic experience."

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Mano Animation Studios Unveils Voice Cast for Pakistan's First Hand-Drawn Animated Film

Mano Animation Studios Unveils Voice Cast for Pakistan's First Hand-Drawn Animated Film

Mano Animation Studios, a Pakistani animation studio, has revealed the English and Urdu voice cast for their upcoming hand-drawn animated film 'The Glassworker'. The film, set to release in Pakistani cinemas this summer, marks the country's first hand-drawn animated feature.

The Urdu voice cast includes Khaled Anam as Tomas, Oliver Mooroo as Vincent, and Mariam Paracha as Alliz. For the English version, the studio has enlisted Art Malik as Tomas, Sacha Dhawan as Vincent, and Anjli Mohindra as Alliz.

'The Glassworker' tells the story of a young boy named Vincent and his father Tomas, who run a glass workshop. Their lives are disrupted by an impending war that threatens their craft and very existence. Fans have noted similarities between the film's animation style and that of the renowned Studio Ghibli, known for its breathtaking hand-drawn animated films.

Why this matters: The release of 'The Glassworker' signifies a major milestone for Pakistan's animation industry. As the country's first hand-drawn animated feature film, it showcases the talent and dedication of local animators and voice actors, putting Pakistan on the map in the world of animation.

Anticipation for the film has been building since the announcement of its production. Usman Riaz, the director of 'The Glassworker', expressed his excitement, stating, "We are thrilled to bring this story to life and share it with audiences in Pakistan and around the world. The incredible voice cast has breathed life into these characters, and we can't wait for everyone to experience the magic of 'The Glassworker'."

Key Takeaways

  • Mano Animation Studios to release Pakistan's first hand-drawn animated film 'The Glassworker'.
  • Urdu voice cast includes Khaled Anam, Oliver Mooroo, and Mariam Paracha.
  • English version features Art Malik, Sacha Dhawan, and Anjli Mohindra.
  • 'The Glassworker' tells the story of a glass workshop family disrupted by war.
  • The film's release marks a milestone for Pakistan's animation industry.