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Bol (2011)

 |  Crime, Drama  |  31 August 2011 (USA)
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A female convict on death row, her last wish is to tell her story to the media.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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Storyline

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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The first dialogue of the movie is "Khuda Kay Liye". Incidentally, this is the title of Shoaib Mansoor's earlier film, and his directional debut, "Khuda Kay Liye" (In the name of God). See more »

Goofs

The service ribbons worn by the investigating officer (Kaleem), who took a bribe from Hakim Sahab (Father) to hide the murder of his son, are completely out of order, inverted and duplicated. See more »

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References Pakeezah (1972) See more »

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Brave Attempt .. True Pakistani Cinema is Evolving !!! **MUST WATCH**
7 September 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

When I saw Khuda Ke Liye was totally amazed by the writing and Skills of the team and was eagerly waiting for their next one and trust me BOL has taken my expectations to the Next level.

Not just a Brilliant Story line but the underline message would make you Think from the bottom of your heart about the Value of Life in India and Pakistan.

To add further the acting of whole cast was Outstanding. I sincerely Congratulate its maker's for a valiant effort and would love to see this move in Oscar's Race... Trust me.. it deserves much more!

Respect for the Team of BOL!!

My First Review on IMDb for this amazing Movie...!

Anjaneai


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