KHUDA KAY LIYE (2007)

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  • KHUDA KE LIYE Alternative
  • IN THE NAME OF GOD Alternative

Synopsis

Drama set against the aftermath of 9/11, the impact on the lives of Pakistanis and Muslims, and the conflicts in Pakistan between Islamist fundamentalists and more liberal Muslims. Brothers Mansoor and Sarmad become well-known singers, but Sarmad gradually drifts away from singing and his family when he comes under the influence of a jehadist preacher. Sarmad then participates in a forced marriage with his British cousin Maryam in order to terminate her relationship with a British man. After marrying Maryam he leaves her in a village in Afghanistan. Mansoor goes to America, meets and marries reformed alcoholic Janie. However, he is arrested by the FBI as a suspected Muslim terrorist after an unfounded accusation against him is overheard and reported, and he is imprisoned and tortured for over a year.

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