A Bollywood movie based of Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai’s life is all set to hit the theaters next month on 31st January, 2020.
The movie, titled Gul Makai, stars 21-year-old Reem Shaikh as Malala. The other cast of the movie included Divya Dutta, Mukesh Rishi, Abhimanyu Singh and Ajaz Khan.
The movie’s synopsis reads,
“Gul Makai accounts the courageous journey and struggle of Malala, from her humble upbringing in the Swat Valley to her becoming the champion for free education to all.”
The movie is a “small tribute to this lion-hearted girl who is in every essence a global citizen championing a cause that transcends boundaries, caste, religion and geography,” it adds.
Malala is the youngest Peace Prize winner in history (at 17), education activist, author of I Am Malala and founder of the Malala Fund. She is devoted to raising money for education programmes.