The teaser of ‘Gul Makai’, the most talked about biopic on the invincible activist, Malala Yousafzai, was launched on the birthday of the Nobel peace prize laureate itself.
‘Gul Makai’ chronicles the story of Malala, the courageous Pakistani activist that defied Taliban.
Directed by Amjad Khan and produced by Sanjay Singla and Preeti Vijay Jaju, the feature titled by the same pen name used by Malala is currently in Post-production and is scheduled to release in the latter half of the year.
The riveting biopic recounts the journey of Malala from her days in the Swat Valley to her winning the Nobel peace prize.
Shot extensively in Kashmir and Bhuj, the feature stars powerhouse actors, (Late) Om Puri, Atul Kulkarni and Divya Dutta who essay the role of the father and mother respectively, actress Reem Shaikh plays the title role, essaying Malala on screen.
The film also marks one of the last screen appearances of acting legend Om Puri.
“Cinema is a medium of being able to cause change for the better and through our feature we want to be able to do that in every way we can. The first day box office will be donated to the Malala fund for the various initiatives it carries out.” Says director Amjad Khan.