The death of world’s greatest Philanthropist, Abdul Sattar Edhi left the world in tears on the 8th of July, 2016. Now a producer is all set to pay a tribute to Edhi through a film.
Producer Hamid Salman has announced that he will be creating a bio-pic on Abdul Sattar Edhi. While there is no confirmation, rumors are floating around that the bollywood superstar Naseeruddin Shah will be playing the role of Edhi.
The announcement for the film was made during a press conference in Lahore Press Club. The film has officially been named ‘I am Edhi’.
The purpose of the film
Hamid Salman commended Edhi’s services for the nation and all the love he has received from the world. His project will honor the life, his services and contributions to the humanity.
In an another announcement, it was revealed that 10% of the proceedings from the film will be donated to the Edhi Foundation.
Is Naseeruddin Shah The Right Choice For Edhi?
Naseeruddin Shah is a veteran actor who has played some of the most stellar roles in Bollywood cinematic industry. He is known for his roles in Dirty Picture, Iqbal, Paar and many others. He has also been featured in Pakistani movies like Zindabhaag and Khuda Kay Liye. We are quite confident that Naseeruddin Shah will perfectly portray the character.