Trailer release of Movie ‘Gaalib’ based on Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru; Ramayana’s Sita in a lead role

Trailer release of Movie ‘Gaalib’ based on Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru; Ramayana’s Sita in a lead role

Highlights:

  • ‘Gaalib’ Trailer of a Bollywood movie released, based on the life of a parliament attack on Afzal Guru
  • Deepika Chikhliya, who played the role of Sita in the TV series ‘Ramayana’ made in the eighties, is in a lead role
  • Afzal Guru was hanged and buried in Tihar Jail on February 9, 2013, after his mercy plea was rejected by then President
‘Gaalib’, a Bollywood movie’s trailer released on Wednesday. It is based on the life of a parliament attack convict Afzal Guru and his son ‘Gaalib’. This film also starring Deepika Chikhliya, who played the role of Sita in the TV series ‘Ramayana’ made in the eighties, is in a lead role.

Afzal Guru was hanged on 9 January 2013 and buried in Tihar Jail. His mercy petition was rejected by the then President Pranab Mukherjee. Gaalib is the name of Afzal Guru’s son. The film has been shot in Bhaderwah, also known as Chhota Kashmir.

The film was scheduled to release in August, To that starring Actress, Deepika Chikhliya had shared the first look poster on her Twitter official in August with caption ‘poster release of my film Gaalib’. Although it was delayed due to the coronavirus epidemic. Now the film can be released in December. 

While shooting in Baderwah, In an interview with media, Deepika said, “I am playing the role of militant’s wife. I have a son whose name is Gaalib. It is a general story about the sufferings of the militant’s family. Basically we fear a militant… we hate his family. They too are human beings. His wife and his child did not do any wrong,”

After Deepika tweeted the first look poster, Misra said, “This first film will be remembered for life. A happy ending to a beautiful effort.”

The original names of the real-life characters have been altered, but the film is believed to be based on the life of Afzal Guru. Deepika’s character name in the film is Shabana. Nikhil Pitley is playing the role of Afzal Guru’s son in the film. 

The Bollywood movie ‘ Gaalib’ is produced by Ghanshyam Patel, written by Dheeraj Mishra and Yashomati Devi, and directed by Manoj Giri.

The story of the film begins from the beautiful valley of Kashmir in the 90s where terrorism is at its peak. Gaalib’s father is convicted of the attack on the Indian Parliament in Delhi and was sentenced to death on 9 January 2013 and buried in Tihar Jail.

Before Afzal Guru sentenced to death, he wanted his son ‘Gaalib’ to concentrate only on studies and remain completely away from the way his father Afzal has adapted.

After Afzal’s death, his mother brought him up but she couldn’t stop him from following the wrong path. Then a teacher comes into Gaalib’s life and it becomes a U-turn of his life. From here he brings a drastic change in his life with positive thinking. Ghalib is heavily influenced by his teacher and eventually tops the high school examinations across Kashmir.

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