Streaming April 28-May 1st, 2023
Pakistan I 130 mins I Drama I 2022 I Urdu
w/ English subtitles
'Best Actress' - Indus Valley International Film Festival (IVIFF)
Official Selection of Rotterdam (IFFR)
A young married woman, living with her blind sister-in-law, has been waiting eight years for her husband to return home.
One day, she nearly drowns but is rescued by a mysterious wanderer named Amaltas, putting her in a dilemma between her husband and her savior.
A tale of love, loss, and hidden secrets centered on Pakistani women.
About the Artist
Sarmad Sultan Khoosat is a Pakistani director, actor, producer, and screenwriter, best known for his feature film, MANTO, which received tremendous critical acclaim locally & internationally.
With a career spanning 20+ years, Sarmad has directed some of Pakistan’s most celebrated TV series, such as Humsafar and Shehr-e-Zaat.
Films Khoosat has directed and produced have been awarded at renowned festivals from Cannes to Jaipur, Toronto, Busan, and the UK Asian Film Festival.
In 2016, he was awarded the prestigious President of Pakistan’s Pride of Performance Award for his outstanding contribution to Pakistan’s Film & TV industry.
Director: Sarmad Sultan Khoosat
Screenwriter: Fatimah Sattar
Producer(s): Kanwal Khoosat
Cinematographer: Awais Gohar
Film Editor: Saim Sadiq
Art Direction: Majyd Bayg
Featured Cast: Saba Qamar
Music by: Izzat Majeed
Costume Designer: Usama Khan Jalandhar
Hair & Make-up: Madiha Qaiser