Finally, the first motion poster of Gul Makai, a biopic on Nobel peace prize winner Malala Yousafzai was unveiled on Tuesday evening and it has already left the social media by storm. The poster gives us a glimpse of the fire that she fought against.
Well, The poster shows a Pakistani girl holding a book in her hand with fire lit upon it and Gul Makai is the pen name Malala used while writing blogs for BBC Urdu during the rule of Taliban
The official Twitter handle of the film shared the poster of Gul Makai and wrote, Thrilled to unveil the chilling
#poster of director Amjad Khan’s upcoming biopic ‘Gul Makai’, story of Malala Yousafzai”
Thrilled to unveil the chilling #poster of director Amjad Khan's upcoming biopic 'Gul Makai', story of Malala Yousafzai @akhandirector @divyadutta25 @atul_kulkarni @reem4you @Malala #GulMakai #GulMakaiPosterOut #gulmakaibiopic #malala #GulMakaiFirstLook #amjadkhan pic.twitter.com/bPr3I1jNF3
— GulMakai The Film (@gulmakaifilm) July 3, 2018
Directed by Indian filmmaker Amjad Khan, Gul Makai stars Reem Shaikh, Divya Dutta, Mukesh Rishi, Abhimanyu Singh and Ajaz Khan in leading roles. According to the reports, the movie is shot in Kashmir and uncovers the then socio-political atmosphere of Pakistan.
— Reem (@reem4you) October 4, 2017
In the Official Motion Poster released on YouTube, Kabir Bedi’s deep voice echoes, “This is about those times when the Taliban was destroying Pakistan and Afghanistan in the name of Jihad and religion. When from a very small village in Pakistan, a voice arose.”
This intriguing tagline of the movie, “One child, one teacher, one book & one pen, can change the world,” has so far caught the attention of everyone.
For the uninitiated, Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani female education activist who had won the Nobel Peace Prize in the year 2014. The 20-year-old courageous girl defied the terrorist organization Taliban and has aspired for the educational rights of women in her native Swat Valley in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, northwest Pakistan where the local Taliban had at times banned girls from attending school.
— Reem (@reem4you) May 21, 2018
Malala was shot in her head and neck by Talibani militants as she was riding home on a bus after taking an exam. The unfortunate incident had occurred on October 9, 2012, when she was a 15-year-old kid. While she braved the bullet and after undergoing surgeries stood back on her feet.
Meanwhile, she has not only survived but also she continued her fight for women rights and child education. Reports by Deutsche Welle say that Malala had become “the most famous teenager in the world” in January 2013.
According to sources, the first look of the film will be released on July 12, 2018.