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Zainub (as Hummaima Mallick)
Manzar Sehbai ...
Hakeem Shafatullah
Shafqat Cheema ...
Saqa Kanjar
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Meena
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Irfan Khoosat ...
Master Akhtar Hussain
Zaib Rehman ...
Surrayya Jehan (as Zeb Sajjad)
Amr Kashmiri ...
Saifi
Mahira Khan ...
Ayesha
Mahnoor Khan ...
Sara
Hania Chima ...
Salma (as Haniya Cheema)
Varda Butt ...
Hifza
Aima Khan ...
Haleema
Khayyam Sarhadi ...
Suleiman Dogar
Ali Abbas ...
Saifi's Teacher
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Zainub Khan has been found guilty by Pakistan's Courts and is to be hanged. Her last wish is to tell her story before the media, and after approval, she relates how her family was compelled to leave Delhi during 1948 and re-locate to Lahore. This is where her father, Hakim Sayed Hashmutallah Khan, married Suraiya, and hoping to sire a son, instead ended up with 7 daughters. The 8th child turned out to be a hermaphrodite and Hashmutullah wanted it dead but Suraiya insisted that she will not let anyone know so as not to shame her husband. They named the child Saifullah, and hired a tutor to teach him at home. After a failed marriage, Zainub returns home, notices that the tutor was molesting her brother and asks him to leave. With dwindling income from his father, unable to attend school, his mother giving birth to still-born babies, his siblings uneducated, Saifullah is then himself compelled to seek employment. It is here he will be sexually molested and subsequently killed by his ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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$62,473 (USA) (2 September 2011)

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$153,369 (USA) (9 September 2011)
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Continues the director's way of making the lead character a musician, which helps him justifiably put songs in the storyline. See more »

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When Saifi is eating from the hands of Zainab, the shadow of the cameraman on a moving dolly can be seen. See more »

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Greatest Movie Ever Made In Pakistan
7 July 2011 | by (Pakistan) – See all my reviews

There is no doubt that. It was almost perfect in everything. Its even one of the best movie I have ever seen. Only a few can be considered better than this (and, of course, all from Hollywood).

I bet this movie will do great business if they manage to release to a larger audience in India, middle east, UK and USA. This should at least be nominated for Oscars. I am proud for what Shoaib Mansoor has done for lifting Pakistan's name by his movies. He is a true legend. His work for media industry has been tremendous and luckily he was awarded for his work by Sitar-e-Imtiaz, even before he made his two movies.

No soul in Pakistan should deprive themselves for watching this movie in theater.


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