Shoaib Sultan, a filmmaker, has made an announcement about his upcoming film Gunjal, which will tackle the grave issue of child labor and the murder of child activist Iqbal Masih in Pakistan during the 1990s.
The film Gunjal, directed by Shoaib Sultan, tackles the issue of child labor and the murder of child activist Iqbal Masih in 1990s Pakistan. The movie stars Ahmed Ali Akbar, Resham, and Aamna Ilyas in lead roles. The plot centers around journalist Shahbaz Bhatti as he delves into the tragic event. Ahmed Ali Akbar is featured in the poster holding a brown leather bag, hinting at his role as the investigating journalist. The film is produced by Nighat Akbar Shah of Adur Productions and also stars Samiya Mumtaz and Ahmed Ali Butt.
The official social media account of the movie released a poster on Friday, revealing the first look of Ahmed Ali Akbar and including a caption, ‘Get ready for a powerful and emotional journey unlike any other with Gunjal (Entangled)! Starring @ahmedaliakbarofficial , @therealresham , @aamnailyas , and Syed Muhammad Ali, this film is based on true events and follows journalist Shahbaz Bhatti as he investigates the murder of child activist Irfan Masih in 1990s Pakistan. Directed by @shoaibsultan007 and produced by @nighatakbarshah . With its themes of human rights, justice, and hope, Gunjal (Entangled) is a must-see for all who believe in making a difference. Keep an eye out for its release date and get ready to be moved!’
Iqbal Masih’s tragic story of being forced into debt slavery at the age of five is a heartbreaking reminder of the reality of child labor. Despite his young age, Iqbal managed to escape and help other children in similar situations. However, his life was cut short when he was brutally murdered at the age of 12. Gunjal, a film directed by Shoaib Sultan and starring Ahmed Ali Akbar, Resham, and Aamna Ilyas, brings Iqbal Masih’s story to the big screen. The film is based on true events and follows journalist Shahbaz Bhatti as he investigates the murder in 1990s Pakistan.
Gunjal deals with themes of human rights, justice, and hope, making it a powerful and emotional journey. The filmmakers have described it as a ‘must-see’ for all those who believe in making a difference. Produced by Nighat Akbar Shah of Adur Productions, the film promises to be a moving tribute to Iqbal Masih and his fight against child labor.