H.E. Amjad Khan’s 'Gul Makai' on Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai to release on January 31, 2020
H.E. Amjad Khan’s highly anticipated film Gul Makai based on the life of Malala Yousafzai is all set to hit the silver screen on January 31, 2020. Popular TV Actress Reem Shaikh will be seen as Malala Yousafzai along with National Awardee Divya Dutta, Atul Kulkarni and Mukesh Rishi, Pankaj Tripathi in pivotal roles.
The film accounts the courageous journey of Ziauddin Yousafzai family, when Swat Valley in Pakistan was seized by Taliban gunmen in 2009 and Sharia law was imposed upon its people. Ziauddin Yousafzai’s daughter, Malala Yousafzai, spoke against the world most dangerous terrorist organisation through her blogs on the BBC Urdu website under the pseudonym Gul Makai, against the oppression faced by them in Swat Valley, northwestern Pakistan.
Malala spoke for the right of girls, especially the right to receive a complete education, her courage and bravery gained worldwide recognition and support. Even though her father was more active voice against the Taliban, but Malala was chosen to mark the opposition against girl’s education. Taliban failed and today the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner and the most famous teenager in the world as classified by UN, has become the voice and force for education for all women across the world .
Presented by Dr Jayantilal Gada (pen) and Tekno Films and produced by Sanjay Singla, Gul Makai is set to release on January 31, 2020.