|
|
|
|
|
29th Safarul Muzaffer 1436 | Monday, Dec 22, 2014
Entertainment

Pakistani Sofia Hayat to expose her parents

Wednesday, 23 February 2011
Comments(0)
February 23:

Mumbai, February 23: Sofia Hayat, a Britain-based actress of Pakistani origin, who was kidnapped by her parents at knife point, has scripted a film called "Dishonoured", about the trials and tribulations of Asians in Britain. She says it is inspired by her own life.

"I have written a film script, which would be half filmed in India. The film will go on the floors by the end of this year. A production company in UK took it at $2 million. I am very excited about the project. The film's cast will have actors from both - UK and India, " Hayat told.

Sofia, also a singer and model, is in India to shoot for director Vinod Mukhia's women-oriented drama "Diary of a Butterfly".

In "Dishonoured", she gives an insight to the life of a British Indian (mostly girls) who dare to pursue a career against parents will.

"It's based on my life and based on many Asian people's life growing up in India and England. My story starts with how a girl wants to be a performer and how she handles parents' objection, " she said.

"My parents at kidnapped me from University at knife point because I changed my course from science to arts against their will. I could escape and police got involved. That incident made me write the book called 'Dishonoured'. Even my music album is named 'Dishonoured', " she said.

Asked if she would be directing the film too, she said: "I think I have to let it go. If you can get a good director on board, he can do a better job than I can. I can be a good director because I am a creative person. I have the images of the scene to be shot. So I would be working closely in the project to make it as realistic as it can be."

-Agencies

Latest News

Coldest December 22 in Delhi in 5 years, m...

It was the coldest December 22 in the last five years with mercury dropping to the season's lowest of 4.2 degree Celsius on Monday, even as ...

Ram Temple should be b'day gift to Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Sena MPs

Shiv Sena members in Lok Sabha on Monday sought rolling out of Uniform Civil Code, abrogation of Art ...

Congress veteran and ex-Union minister G V...

Senior Congress leader and former union minister G Venkataswamy died here on Monday night due to age-related ailments. He was 85. Venk ...

Related News

Melody is my strength: Ankit Tiwari

Noted playback singer Ankit Tiwari says melody is his strength and a lot of hard work is required to croon melodious num ...

Disney unveils new 'fat' superhero Baymax

Walt Disney has unleashed their new 'fat' superhero unlike other heroes that have ripped abdominal ...

'Baji': Shreyas Talpade happy to...

Shreyas Talpade is making a comeback to Marathi cinema as an actor after seven years with superhero film "Baji" and calls it "one of the mos ...

Post new comment

To combat spam, please enter the code in the image.

Rs. 26640 (Per 10g)

Opinion Poll
Do you think Lakhvi's re-arrest is a drama by Pak to keep India's mouth shut?
YesNoCan't say

Matrimony | Photos | Videos | Search | Polls | Archives | Advertise | Letters

© The Siasat Daily, 2012. All rights reserved.
Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Abids, Hyderabad - 500001, Telangana, India
Tel: +91-40-24744180, Fax: +91-40-24603188
contact@siasat.com