World Premiere of Pakistani Independent feature film ‘DUKHTAR’ to be held at the Toronto International Film Festival [TIFF]
Grant winning Director Afia Nathaniel’s first free peculiarity film “DUKHTAR” is situated to debut all inclusive at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival [tiff] on Friday fifth Sept 2014 as an Official Selection in the celebration’s Discovery area. The Discovery area of the Toronto International Film Festival showcases peculiarity movies by first and second time chiefs from as far and wide as possible. Not long from now give or take 25% of producers in the Discovery project are ladies. Took after by its worldwide discharge, “Dukhtar”s” dramatic discharge in Pakistan is planned for Thursday eighteenth September 2014 at heading silver screens and film houses across the nation.
In a flight from conventional film admission, “DUKHTAR” highlights the issue of kid marriage through the setup of a street excursion thriller that investigates the extraordinary show of a mother’s excited quest for another life for her little girl with the assistance of ex-Mujahid truck driver played by grant winning performer Mohib Mirza. The film is situated against the scenery of the surreal scenes and streets of Hunza, Skardu, Gilgit and Kallar Kahar the distance to the urbanscape of Lahore.
The peculiarity film brags an elegant cast that incorporates Samyia Mumtaz, Mohib Mirza, Saleha Aref, Asif Khan, Ajab Gul, Adnan Shah (Tipu), Abdullah Jan, Samina Ahmed and Omair Rana. “DUKHTAR” was shot in 30 days in underneath solidifying conditions with more than 200 additional items and pursue scenes recorded on the world’s most astounding elevation streets.Essayist, executive and maker of ‘DUKHTAR’, Afia Nathaniel said: “”It’s an amazing privilege for a Pakistani film to be chosen for Toronto. We trust crowds everywhere throughout the world get to revel in this lovely film with a delightful heart. It will make you snicker, it will make you holler. It will make you sit on the edge of the seat until the last scene of the film. I am so anticipating bringing “DUKHTAR” home directly after Toronto.””
Jane Schoettle, Programmer for Toronto International Film Festival [tiff], said “TIFF is devoted to introducing solid contemporary stories from far and wide, and Afia Nathaniel’s “DUHKTAR” is absolutely that: a delightfully shot, convincing story that is all around open. We are satisfied to present the film in our Discovery area, where we plan to attract consideration regarding this current year’s most energizing developing directorial abilities, a class into which Afia Nathaniel unquestionably fits.”
The maker of ‘DUKHTAR’, Muhammad Khalid Ali said; “This is a fantastically pleased and humbling minute for every one of us. This is the first run through a Pakistani film made by Pakistanis is going to be showcased on the planet’s most mainstream film celebration. The ability of our nearby cast and team will now be seen on the wide screen by whatever remains of the world.”
“DUKHTAR” has effectively earned critical universal approval and is the first Pakistani peculiarity film to have won a few prestigious and very focused film creation recompenses including the Hubert Bals Fund, SORFUND, National Geographic’s All Road Seed gift, Adrienne Shelly and Women in Film-NETFLIX Award.
The peculiarity film’s rich OST characteristics commitments by acclaimed craftsmen including Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Shafqat Amanat Ali whose tunes ‘Ya Rahem, Maula’ and ‘Jeenay Chalay’ separately have as of now been discharged freely. More tracks from the OST for the motion picture will be discharged before the movie’s debut in Pakistan.
The film is delivered by Zambeel Films in association with The Crew Films who have been at the front line of TV advertisement creation since 1996 and have effectively created an effective full length narrative “Without Shepherds”. “DUKHTAR” is situated to discharge in different nations after the celebration discharge in Toronto starting with its showy discharge in Pakistan. The full discharge plan for Pakistan will be imparted closer to its discharge date in the neighborhood market.