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Khuda Kay Liye (2007)

Not Rated | | Drama | 20 July 2007 (Pakistan)
The movie deals with the difference of opinion between the westernized, educated, modern Muslims and their counterparts who follow their religion and live life in the name of 'God'.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Mansoor Hussain Khan
... Sarmad Hussain Khan
... Mary Hussain Shah / Mariam
... Janie (as Austin Sayre)
Larry Newman ... (as Larry Neumann Jr.)
... Moulana Tahiri
Naeem Tahir
Seemi Raheel ... Mrs. Hussain Khan (as Seemin Raheel)
Angela Williams
Alex Edwards ... Dave
... Sher Shah (as Hameed Shiekh)
Rufus Graham ... The English Solicitor
Najeeb Ullah Anjum
Ayub Khoso
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After going through a bitter divorce through a Caucasian wife, U.K.-based Hussain Shah now lives in a common-law relationship with another Caucasian woman. Angered that his daughter, Mary, is dating a Caucasian male, Dave, he counsels her to stop seeing him as it is forbidden for women to marry outside Islam. But when Mary persists, he relents and permits her to marry, provided she travels with him to Lahore, Pakistan, to meet his estranged mother and brother, to which she agrees. Once there, Mary is then taken to a remote area in Afghanistan and forced to marry her cousin, Sarmad Khan, a singing artiste, who has turned conservative after being influenced by Moulana Tahiri. Sarmad's brother, Mansoor, re-locates to Chicago, to enroll for music lessons with Professor Lincoln, meets with Caucasian fellow-student, Janie, and both fall in love with each other. Than the events of 9-11 will result in Mansoor's arrest by the CIA. He is isolated, humiliated, fed pork, tortured endlessly until ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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After one week of film's release, Shoaib Mansoor was reported getting threats from the religious extremists to stop the showing of the movie. He was provided with special security on the orders of Prime Minister of Pakistan. See more »

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Interrogator: ...what is between you and Osama Bin Laden?
Mansoor: I don't know. Maybe he is gay and he likes me!
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Totally Awesome Movie
25 July 2007 | by See all my reviews

salamz Through out my life i lived with this regret that Pakistan never produced a movie worth even talking but this movie made me feel very proud of being Pakistani.

Making movie on such a controversial topic is really a bold move by Shoaib Mansoor.

I appreciate Geo Movies to come up with such a wonderful movie.

Here in my city they say 'jainay Lahore nai takya o jamya nai' (meaning ye ain't born if ye didn't see Lahore) but now i say you haven't watched a real movie if you haven't watched ' khuda kay liay' I totally recommend this movie to ALL Pakistani Nation.

cheerz n smilez rizi


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