Malala Yousafzai's biopic 'Gul Makai' to release on January 31

Actor Reem Shaikh will star as Malala.

Malala Yousafzai's biopic 'Gul Makai' to release on January 31
MUMBAI: "Gul Makai", a biopic on Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, is slated to be released on January 31, 2020. The film has been directed by HE Amjad Khan and produced by Sanjay Singla. It is presented by Jayantilal Gada and Tekno Films.

Actor Reem Shaikh will star as Malala. The movie also features Divya Dutta, Pankaj Tripathi, Atul Kulkarni and Mukesh Rishi in pivotal roles.



According to a press release issued by the makers, "Gul Makai" charts "the courageous journey of Ziauddin Yousafzai family, when Swat Valley in Pakistan was seized by Taliban gunmen in 2009 and Sharia law was imposed upon its people."

Malala, daughter of Ziauddin Yousafzai, spoke against the world most dangerous terrorist organisation through her blogs on the BBC Urdu website under the pseudonym Gul Makai, against the oppression faced by them in Swat Valley, Pakistan, it added.

Malala spoke for the right of girls, especially the right to receive a complete education, her courage and bravery gained worldwide recognition and support.

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''83', 'Shikara', 'Takht': B'wood Films To Look Forward To In 2020
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2019 was a year to remember when it came to movies in India. Bollywood upped its blockbuster game, churning out one hit after the other in 'Gully boy', 'Uri: The Surgical Strike', 'War' and 'Kabir Singh'.

2020, too, promises to be an equally exciting year with some big-ticket movies in the fray.

As we move closer to 2020, here's a round-up of the top films that are potential money-spinners.

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The film's trailer has created a buzz on social media with Padukone tearing up at its launch. It chronicles the journey of Malti (Padukone) and how she fights a battle to curb unregulated sale of acid.

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Two years after making her debut with 'Dhadak', Janhvi Kapoor will return to the big screen with the biopic of Gujan Saxena, India's first woman combat aviator to fly into a war zone.

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Another biopic that is likely to set the cash registers ringing is Kabir Khan’s ''83'. It's a biopic of veteran cricketer Kapil Dev who led the Indian squad to its first-ever World Cup victory in 1983. It boasts of a strong star cast with actor Ranveer Singh as Dev, and actress Deepika Padukone as his wife, and Boman Irani as well.

While the trailer isn't out yet, Singh has been sharing glimpses from the film's making, including his recreated look as the Haryana Hurricane, , thereby maintaining thrill amongst fans.

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While 'Brahmastra' was earlier slated to release in December 2019, a change in the shooting schedule moved it to May 2020. Earlier this year, the film's team revealed he 'Brahmastra' logo for fans. Bhatt, when confronted about the shift in release dates, said that good things take time.

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