Pakistani director Shoiab Mansoor, known for his hard-hitting
films like Khuda Ke Liye and Bol, is gearing up to make
the third, this time on Indo-Pak relations.
may be remembered that Mansoors earlier two films
having dealt with the socio-cultural, religious and
political malaise in Pakistan. He was threatened for
raising his voice against Islamic fundamentalism in
been deeply troubled by the deteriorating relations
between the two countries. For too long now, we have
been blaming extraneous forces and a third party for
the decline in friendship between the two nations.
Why cant we look within ourselves on why the
bond across the border has taken such a beating,"
Mansoor reportedly said.
a brief outline of his upcoming film Mansoor said,
"It cant be a superficial boy-meets-girl
across the barbed wire story. Vinema in both countries
needs to go deeper to pin down reasons for the rapidly
deteriorating India-Pakistan relations."
is being said that Mansoor has Imran Khan and a new
Pakistani actress in mind for the Indo-Pak love story.