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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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Jamil Dehlavi


Salmaan Peerzada, Kika Markham, Durriya Kazi


Jamil Dehlavi, Rafiq Abdullah

Director of Photography

Walter Lassally, Jamil Dehlavi


Jamil Dehlavi


Jamil Dehlavi

More information


Urdu, English

Countries of production

Pakistan, United Kingdom



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