Khuda Ke Liye, the first ever Pakistani
film to be featured at IFFI, received a standing
inovation at the end of both the Sunday screenings.
This is director Shoaib Mansoors debut
in feature films.
Much appreciated by the audience, the film was
watched by well-known industry personalities
like Sudhir Mishra, Nafisa Ali, Kavita Choudhary
and M. S. Sathyu.
film revolves around the travails of a liberal
Muslim family and deals with sensitive issues
like fundamentalism and discrimination of Muslims
post 9/11. Playing the role of an Islamic scholar
is Indian actor Naseerudin Shah. Though it is
a small cameo, it is very significant to the
story. Shaan, the Pakistani superstar, plays
the lead role of Mansoor.
the film gets a commercial release in the country
remains to be seen.