Produced and written by Mashood Qadri under the production banner of Kalakar Films, Saawan is based on a true story of a disabled boy, who lives in a valley in the mountains of Balochistan.
Upon being outcast from society and left to die in the wilderness, this boy strengthened by memories and dreams of the love of his mother, embarks on a journey to connect with his family.
The film had won ‘Best Foreign Language Feature’ at The Madrid International Film Festival as well as two awards at the Social World Film Festival in Italy and also the ‘Best Foreign Film award’ at the Alexandria Film Festival in Virginia, USA.
The star cast of the film includes, the film stars Saleem Mairaj, Syed Karam Abbas, Arif Bahalim, Najiba Faiz and Imran Aslam in the lead roles. The other cast includes Tipu Sharif, Hafeez Ali, Sehrish Qadri, Sohail Malik, Shahid Nizami, Muhammad Abbas, Danial Yunus, Mehek Zulfiqar, and Syed Muhammad Ali.
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