Film on honour killings in UK to release soon

MUMBAI: Filmmaker Avtar Bhogal will shortly release his new film on the controversial subject of honour killings prevailing among the Indian and Pakistan communities in Britain.

Titled Honour Killings, the film sheds light on the issue of murder in the name of protecting family honour. Such acts have seen an alarming rise in cases across UK and parts of the western world over recent years.

Presented by Ek Onkar Films, the multi-cultural film is primarily set in London, although the narrative also takes the story to parts of India and Pakistan.

In Honour Killings, Bhogal brings together on screen an accomplished pool of British, Indian and Pakistani acting talent, including Bollywood film industry veteran Prem Chopra, Gulshan Grover and Pakistani actor Jawed Sheikh.

Bhogal is known for a series of films dealing with issues related to women.

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