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Bol (2011)

Not Rated | | Drama | 31 August 2011 (USA)
A female convict on death row, her last wish is to tell her story to the media.

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Zainub (as Hummaima Mallick)
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Saqa Kanjar
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Master Akhtar Hussain
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Surrayya Jehan (as Zeb Sajjad)
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Salma (as Haniya Cheema)
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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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Opening Weekend:

PKR 25,000,000 (Pakistan), 1 July 2011, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$62,473, 4 September 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$153,369, 11 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 »

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The camera shadow appears over the characters in a scene where Saifi is crying and hands his first salary to his mother. See more »

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Shoaib Mansoor Shoaib Mansoor
27 June 2011 | by See all my reviews

The movie Bol is Shoaib Mansoor's second dramatic breakthrough of revealing life with its complexities. After 'Khuda Kay Liye', that went on to win several local as well as international awards, in Bol you can see Atif Aslam as Actor with Iman Ali, its another gripping story authored by him. A story that shows the realities of life very closely in typical shoaib mansoor's style.

The movie is as much emotional story as we can say Bol is a roller coaster of emotions, yet carries subtleties that make your heartbeat stop. Atif aslam is a good touch but seriously i don't like him and think acting is not his thing.

To watch or not to watch the film is not a question. You just have to watch it. Pakistan doesn't make films like this one everyday.


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