Private Project


B F0R NAOO is set during the rise of the Taliban terror attacks in EX-FATA Parachinar, Pakistan. The film revolves around Payeem and his pet goat Naoo.
Payeem's greatest wish is to attend school, but faced with financial constraints Payeem is forced to take matters in his own hands.

  • Roohi Kashfi
  • Qais Ahmed Kashfi
    Key Cast
    "Payeem "
  • Ahmed Ali Shah
    Key Cast
    "Payeem's Father"
  • Aashiq Hussain BABA
    Key Cast
  • Mehdi Hussain
    Key Cast
    "Father's Friend"
  • Mehboob Hussain
    Key Cast
    "Security Gaurd"
  • Ajmal Hussain Turi
    Key Cast
    "Shopper Buyer 1"
  • Muntazir Mehdi
    Key Cast
    "Shpper Buyer 2"
  • Yasir Hussain
    Key Cast
    "Shopkeeper 2"
  • Zeeshan Haider Turi
    Key Cast
    "Asst. Shopkeeper"
  • Faheem Abbas
    Key Cast
    "KID 1"
  • Awais Ahmed
    Key Cast
    "Kid 2"
  • Amir Hussain
    Key Cast
    "Kid 3"
  • Danish Abbas
    Key Cast
    "Kid 4"
  • Diyach Thebo
  • Husain Ishtiaq
    Sound Recorder
  • Ziyad Ahmed Tariq
    Sound design
  • Sajjad Gohar
  • Mahad Ali Sajid .
  • Musawir Hussain turi
    line producer
  • Zeeshan Haider Toori
    Asst D.O.P
  • Yasir Iqbal Bakaa
    Production Coordinator
  • Samson William
    Light and Grip
  • Mujtaba Manzoor
    1st Asst. Director
  • Tauseeq Haider Kashfi
    2nd Asst. Director
  • Sajjad Gohar
  • Roohi Kashfi
  • Mehdi Hussain
    Production Design
  • Roohi Kashfi
    Casting Director
  • Roohi Kashfi
    Screenplay Writer
  • Musawir Hussain
    Set Decoration / Costume
  • Tauseeq Haider Kashfi
    Boom Operator
  • Jalees ul Hassan
    Production Personnel
  • Musawir Hussain
    Production Supervisor
  • Muntazir Mehdi
    Line Producer
  • Muntazir Mehdi
  • Raju
  • Musawir Hussain
  • National Collage Of Arts, Lahore
    A Presentation of
  • Shafiq Ahmed Turi
    Exectuive Produced by
  • Ihsas Buneri
    Exectuive Produced by
  • Nasir Abbas Kashfi
    Produced by
  • Syed Asad Murtaza
    Produced by
  • Jalees ul Hassan
    Produced by
  • Zainab Saeed
    Produced by
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    ب ناووُ
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
  • Runtime:
    24 minutes 52 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 1, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    2,855 USD
  • Country of Origin:
  • Country of Filming:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital 35mm,Sony
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - National College Of Arts, Lahore Pakistan
Director Biography - Roohi Kashfi

Roohi Kashfi is Award winning Film maker/documentarian from (Federally Administered Tribal Areas ) Pakistan.
He is a graduate of New York Film Academy, and National Collage of Arts Lahore, Pakistan.

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Director Statement

B FOR NAOO is a story revolves around post-war traumatic financial and emotional restrain on the next generation in a small village of Parachinar; the tribal area of Pakistan. This beautiful region has been subjected to sectarian rifts and militancy of banned outfits for decades. As a result of this unrest, this fire has taken many innocent lives and caused extreme tension in the region.
The movie unveils these underlying layers of oppression through the lens of a little boy who represents the agony of the new generation through grief, trauma, and economical crisis. The character of the child introduces new dawn, innocence, and hope after a long journey of chaos and uncertainty. The boy has a pet goat as his only best friend and their relationship of holds a significant mark on the storyline to hold the whole plot. However, the post-war crisis in the unfortunate place also studies the social, economic, and psychological side effects through their bond.

The story is moulded according to the lens of this relationship between war and the child. All the little details of the village, the behaviour of the people, and the underlying issues such as misogyny, lack of education, and the struggle for survival are incorporated into the movie through their actions.
The storyline contains a full package including aesthetics of the village, the lives of the inhabitants, emotional connections, and psychological subjugation while preserving the principles of film making.