Gul Makai is an upcoming movie biographic movie. This movie will be releasing on 27 December 2019 but the release date of the film was postponed. Now, it will hit the theatres on 31 January 2020.
The movie is based on the life of Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzahi. Malala is an activist who fights for the right to education, especially for women of Pakistan. She also won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 for her work and became the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate. She is classified by the UN as the most famous teenager in the world.
The film recounts the Yousafzai family’s journey when Taliban gunmen seized the Swat Valley in Pakistan in 2009 and Sharia law was imposed on their people. The daughter of Ziauddin Yousafzai, Malala Yousafzai, spoke through her blogs on the BBC Urdu website under the pseudonym Gul Makai against the terror organization.
In the movie, famous TV actress Reem Sheikh is playing Malala roles along with Divya Dutta, Atul Kulkarni, Mukesh Rishi, and Pankaj Tripathi who also playing key roles. With the movie, Reem is making her Bollywood debut.
The movie is directed by Amjad Khan and produced under the banner of Tekno Film and Pen Studios. The movie is mostly shot in Kashmir and this is the first movie ever made on Malala’s life struggle.