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Kareena Kapoor Khan on Hansal Mehta's Faraaz: Absolutely brilliant and heart-wrenching

The film stars Zahan Kapoor, Aditya Rawal and Juhi Babbar.

Kareena Kapoor Khan on Hansal Mehta's Faraaz: Absolutely brilliant and heart-wrenching
Zahan Kapoor with Hansal Mehta

Last Updated: 08.41 PM, Jan 19, 2023


Ever since the trailer of Hansal Mehta’s film Faraaz dropped, audiences have been intrigued to say the least. The upcoming film is based on a real-life incident that took place in Bangladesh in 2016.

The film stars a bunch of newcomers including Zahan Kapoor, the grandson of legendary actor Shashi Kapoor; Aditya Rawal, the son of another veteran actor Paresh Rawal; among many others.

The makers of the film, Hansal Mehta and producers Anubhav Sinha and Bhushan Kumar, arranged for a very special screening for Zahan and the whole Kapoor family to watch the film to encourage the debutant actor.

The screening was graced by Zahan's father Kunal Kapoor, his mother Sheena Sippy, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Neetu Kapoor, Ramesh Sippy, Rohan Sippy, Navya Naveli Nanda, and Shweta Bachchan, among others.

After watching the film Kareena wrote in her Instagram story, "An absolutely brilliant film! So So heart-wrenching." As the actress enjoyed the acting of all the youngsters in the film, she also wrote, "Aditya, Zahan, Juhi and the entire cast… outstanding performances!"

Neetu Kapoor said,"Amazing movie with outstanding performances by Zahan Kapoor, Aditya Rawal and Juhi Babbar."

Alia Bhatt congratulated the entire team of the film Faraaz and said,"What a moving, poignant film! Fabulous performances by each and every actor!!! Must must watch!"

Zahan played the title role in the film, which is based on the life of Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain, a 20 year old Bangladeshi Muslim boy who was killed during the July 2016 Dhaka terrorist attack. A group of terrorists opened fire and killed innocent people at the Holey Artisan Bakery. The incident was described as one of the deadliest Islamist attacks in the history of Bangladesh.

The film Faraaz, also featuring - Aamir Ali, Sachin Lalwani, Pallak Lalwani, and Reshham Sahaani - releases on February 3, 2023 in theatres.

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