Banned in Pakistan: Yasir Hussain bags Best Actor award for Javed Iqbal at UK Asian Film Festival 

Banned in Pakistan: Yasir Hussain bags Best Actor award for Javed Iqbal at UK Asian Film Festival 

May 16, 2022 0

What happened:

The Pakistani actor Yasir Hussain’s film Javed Iqbal was banned in the country by the censor board, but it premiered in the UK and different cinemas in London, and Yasir Hussain bagged the best actor award for his film at the UK Asian Film Festival. @yasir.hussain131’s film Javed Iqbal: The Untold Story of a Serial Killer was banned in Pakistan, and he played the leading role in the crime thriller movie, whose director was Abu Aleeha. 

Details:

Not only Yasir but Abu Aleeha also bagged the award for the Best Director. During his speech at the award-winning ceremony, Yasir said, “It is now high time that we should talk about mental health and these kinds of scripts.” While expressing gratitude, Yasir said, “Thank you very much, UK Asian Film Festival… I would like to thank producer Javed Ahmed, Abu Aleeha the writer and director of the film.” 

Rana Abdullah Hammad
Rana Abdullah Hammad
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