Malala Yousafzai’s story, film Gul Makai poster launched

Vijay Jaju, Shakti Bhatnagar, Sanjay Singla and Manoj Kumar of Renaissance Pictures along with co producer Chirag Vaishnav and director Amjad Khan invited celebs from Bollywood at poster launch of their film Gul Makai at Taj Lands End, Bandra west.

TV Star Reem who is a well known child artist who has won best new talent award on 2010 for her lead role in ‘Devi’ is playing the role of Malala. Reem has worked in serials like Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, Diya aur Baati, Khelti Hai Zindagi Aankh Micholi. She also shared screen with Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar in the film Wazir.

When Director Amjad Khan was searching for a girl who could play the character of Malala Yousafzai in his upcoming biopic ‘Gul Makai’, Reem caught his eye with her innocent face and spontaneous acting skill. She looks very much like Malala herself. He hasn’t thought a second before signing her.

Then came the best part as he needed Reem to live like Malala. So she went through vigorous training process to correct her diction, her mannerisms and body language to be like real Malala.

Bhaswati Chakrabarty has written the screenplay and dialogue for the film.

The celebrities present on the occasion were Ganesh Acharya, Rajpal Yadav, Ragini Khanna, Divya Dutta, Abhimanyu Singh, Ajaz Khan, Leena Kapoor, Anusmriti Sarkar, Yogesh Lakhani of Bright Outdoor, Rohit Verma, Aarti Nagpal, Poonam Jhawer, Charu, Sharib Hashmi, Utkarsha Nayak, Shalini Kapoor, Aditya Pancholi and many more.

Divya Dutta will be mother of Malala in the film. The shooting will start from 4th September in Bhuj, Gujarat.