Play THE LAST SALUTE held its closing show in Mumbai on 20th January at Tejpal Hall. Celebrities to attend and applaud this extraordinary & radical play were Pooja Bhatt, Dino Moria, Alka Verma, Bhaumik Sampat, Gauri Karnik, Imran Zahid, Iraqi journalist Muntazer Al Zaydi with his fiancé Mariam Yaghi, Mahesh Bhatt, Sandeep Kapur, Bhushan Sharma, Surendra Singh, Soni Razdan, Munna, Arvid Gaur and Priya.
The play explores facts of the gulf crisis and the US intervention which has been questioned by the civilized world time and again. It is based on shoe hurling incident on George Bush in Iraq and is based on the book ‘The Last Salute to president Bush’ written by Muntazer Al Zaydi himself, the man responsible for hurling the shoe during the press interaction with Bush. Play is produced by Sandeep Kapoor under the banner of Promodome Films & Bhushan Sharma and directed by Arvind Gaur. Its star cast is Imran Zahid & Mahesh Bhatt.