Ahmed Ali Akbar, Amna Ilyas and Resham’s next film investigates Iqbal Masih’s murder
While audiences wait for the discharge of upcoming light-hearted comedy Eid films, director Shoaib Sultan surprised many with a movie statement in a genre that despite the fact that critical, only some dabble with in Pakistan. Starring Ahmed Ali Akbar, Resham and Aamna Ilyas inside the lead roles, Gunjal will revisit the murder of baby activist Iqbal Masih in Nineteen Nineties Pakistan.
On Friday, the professional account for the film shared a poster for the film revealing Akbar’s first appearance. “Get prepared for a effective and emotional journey not like any other with Gunjal (Entangled)! Starring Ahmed Ali Akbar, Resham, Aamna Ilyas, and Syed Muhammad Ali, this film is based totally on authentic events and follows journalist Shahbaz Bhatti as he investigates the murder of child activist Irfan Masih in Nineties Pakistan,” study the caption.With the tagline, “the truth can be twisted” poster for the film sees the Parizaad actor staring instantly into the camera in an acid-washed denim blouse and a moustache while carrying a brown leather-based bag. From what it seems like, Akbar might be the journalist investigating the case. The poster also sees three young boys in the historical past working on something, possibly symbolising toddler labour.
Produced with the aid of Nighat Akbar Shah of Adur Productions, Gunjal follows the themes of human rights, justice and wish, and the makers tout it to be a “need to-see” for all! “With its issues of human rights, justice, and wish, Gunjal (Entangled) is a have to-see for all who trust in creating a distinction. Keep an eye out for its launch date and get prepared to be moved!” they wrote. The movie additionally stars Samiya Mumtaz and Ahmed Ali Butt.
Masih have become a debt slave in a carpet manufacturing unit aged 5. Set free while he was 10, he helped different infant slaves escape, becoming a image of the battle towards baby labour. He became killed elderly 12. Here his mom and sister call for the arrest of his assassin. In 2009, the United States Congress named an annual award after him that is given to activists fighting to cease baby labour.