Sarmad Khoosat's Zindagi Tamasha wins big at Busan International Film Festival

03:52 PM | 13 Oct, 2019
Sarmad Khoosat's Zindagi Tamasha wins big at Busan International Film Festival
Another moment of pride for Pakistan: Sarmad Khoosat’s Zindagi Tamasha bagged the Kim Ji-seok Award at the prestigious Busan International Film Festival on Saturday.

The award has been named after the festival’s co-founder and executive programmer who passed away in 2017.

Zindagi Tamasha, known internationally as Circus of Life, shares the award with Indian film *Market, a Pradip Kurbah directorial.

The plot of the movie revolves around an old man named Rahat Khan who has a confession to make. The whole film is based on the reaction that follows Rahat Khan’s statement. The film shows the real side of Lahore and has no filters to sugar coat and show an unreal picture of our society.

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Directed and co-produced by Khoosat and his sister Kanwal Khoosat, the Punjabi film has been penned by Nirmal Bano. The film stars Arif Hassan, Samiya Mumtaz, Ali Kureishi, and Eman Suleman. Khoosat also makes a special appearance.

The film shows a mix of Urdu and Punjabi which is the exact way people speak in Lahore. Instead of having actors for whom Punjabi is not the first language, Sarmad Khoosat has gone for the ones to whom the language comes naturally. Completely devoid of faux glamour, the film is dark and deep in every aspect.

Zindagi Tamasha and will be released in Jan 2020. 

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