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Jamil Dehlavi

The Blood of Hussain

Edition 1981
112' - 1980 - Drama - Dialogue: Urdu, English
Director: Jamil Dehlavi With: Salmaan Peerzada, Kika Markham, Durriya Kazi
A dramatic depiction of the life of Hussain, with allegorical references to the history of the Prophet Muhammad and his descendants. It is prophesied that Young Hussain will one day lead the impoverished masses to a better life. It is his brother, Hasan, however who gains in prominence and when the government is overthrown in a military coup, he tries to adapt. Hussain in the meanwhile gets married and leads a small band of rebels in an attempt to fight the military dictatorship.

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Credits

Director

Jamil Dehlavi

With

Salmaan Peerzada, Kika Markham, Durriya Kazi

Scenario

Jamil Dehlavi, Rafiq Abdullah

Director of Photography

Walter Lassally, Jamil Dehlavi

Editor

Jamil Dehlavi

Producer

Jamil Dehlavi

More information

Dialogue

Urdu, English

Countries of production

Pakistan, United Kingdom

Year

1980

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