Amjad Khan was once issued a fatwa thanks to his film Le Gaya Saddam. Seems like the filmmaker is in no hurry to take a break
His next offering will be a biopic on Pakistani teenage education activist Malala Yousafzai, who came under global spotlight after the Taliban attacked her in October.
As of now, the director is casting actors and refuses to reveal the name of the child actor who will portray the 15-year-old. `It's not the right time because so many things are happening at once. We have shortlisted a few names. And I'm sure it will be a courageous effort that will help shed some light on the age old issues facing South Asia,` says Amjad.
Explaining why he chose to base his film on the teenage sensation, the filmmaker says, `As of today, Malala is the name of a revolution not only in her own country but around the world.