From fashion to costume designing, Munib Nawaz takes a leap of faith
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Costume designing is a well-established industry in the international circuit, with designers receiving formal training and even a degree in this particular field of art.
Costume designers play a significant part in creating a role in a movie, as it is their depiction that helps the actor relate with the character and performance. However, Pakistanis have yet to explore this subject area in depth. While many designers including Sania Maskatiya have ventured into character styling on television soaps, none have really taken it up as a serious profession.
On the other hand, accountant-turned-designer Munib Nawaz recently took a risk, and stepped into designing costumes for some of the party scenes in the much-hyped Lollywood film, Main Hoon Shahid Afridi. “Munib is affordable, professional and actually enjoys working on such projects,” says actor and producer of the film, Humayun Saeed. “He knows what looks good on screen and is always
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