The first poster of Bollywood film Gul Makai inspired by the true story of activist Malala Yousafzai has just been revealed.
According to The Indian Express, director Amjad Khan revealed that Gul Makai is his tribute to Yousafzai for everything she has achieved and represents as a young and inspiring icon. The film’s name has been obtained from the pseudonym that Yousafzai herself used while writing blogs about her life in the Swat valley for BBC Urdu.
Moreover, Gul Makai will chronicle the journey of Malala in Swat Valley to being the youngest Noble Peace Prize winner who stood up against terrorism.
It features Reem Shaikh holding an open book with a picture of a school blowing up. And the voice over says, “This is about those days 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.”
Gul Makai is being produced by Anand Kumar and directed by Amjad Khan. Its release date is yet to be announced.