Qaharman on the screen next month
by Mohammad Qahir
KABUL: The Salim Shaheen Film Production has planned to release its newly produced movie ‘Qahraman’ early next month.
Salim Shaheen, Head of Shaheen Film Production and director of the movie, during exlusive interview with Afghanistan Times, said that the shooting of the movie has been completed in Kabul and some other provinces during last year while editing was in process.
He said: “We are working hard to have good video and audio editing of the movie and it would be released early next month. $30,000 has been allocated to produce the movie.
The film is written by Ahmad Jan, who is a member of Shaheen Production. The story of the movie is containing sports element while it is also full of comedy. It’s more like a heart-warming film. The movie is focusing on life of a sportsman (champion), he added.
Giving slight details about the role of main character he said that the hero being a champion faces injustice and had rivals, but he keeps up his sports moral and did not show any reaction to them, although he loses his brother in the rivalry. However, the group misusing name of the sport and they want one of group member to become a sport champion by force.
Ten well-known actors and actress played main role in the movie. “We are worked hard on quality and location of the film and I hope the movie will enthrall audience,” he maintained.
He asked the government to put on screen Afghan movies in the cinema instead of foreign movies. “Local TV channels should also telecast local made movies in order to promote Afghan culture.”
Shaheen Production house was established in 1982 and produced 106 movies on different social issues till date while also succeeded in bagging several awards.
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