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Bol (2011)





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A roller coaster of emotions, yet carrying subtleties that make your heartbeat stop. Based in the heart of Lahore, the story takes place in a house full of daughters, with vibrancy of life, yet restrictions on blooming. It questions the worth of a human being, may it be a woman or a person born with a birth defect. It questions the authority of reproducing human beings into this world without taking responsibility of acknowledging their worth.
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Atif Aslam
as Mustafa
Iman Ali
as Meena Kumari
Shafqat Cheema
as Chowdhary Saqa Kanjar

Critic Reviews for Bol

All Critics (2)

Thick with humanity and social awareness, and never boring.

Full Review… | March 12, 2012
Antagony & Ecstasy

After the success of Khuda Kay Liye, Pakistani director Shoaib Mansoor returns with another hard-hitting social drama.

Full Review… | September 12, 2011
Birmingham Mail

Audience Reviews for Bol


Bol is too difficult to watch at times and also too predictable, but it is such a realistic, important and even urgent film that is such a great plea for tolerance and human rights. It is not only superbly acted, but also so well constructed and paced with its very long running time never being felt as it is such a consistently engaging and hard-hitting film. Its importance is evident, its emotion is overwhelming and its power is apparent leading to one of the most underrated foreign films in recent memory.

David Lazovic
David Lazovic

This is a brilliant movie with real life issues that plague our nation every single day. I hope that people walk away with the real and true message of the movie. brilliant!!!!

Ali Qureshi
Ali Qureshi

Pakistani movie "Bol" is a MUST watch. Simply awesome cast and a spine-chilling story of how transgenders and women are disrespected and tortured in the Indian sub-continent. Loved all the performances.

Parind Shah
Parind Shah

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