Pakistani film `Bol` set for Eid release

Last Updated: Jul 07, 2011, 19:30 PM IST

New Delhi: Pakistani film "Bol", starring singer-actor Atif Aslam, is set to release in India on Eid, Aug 31.

Directed by Shoaib Mansoor of `Khuda Kay Liye` fame, `Bol` is a social drama which aims at highlighting the plight of women who are treated as a burden to a family in most parts of the society. It is co-produced by Geo Films and Shoman Productions and distributed by Eros International.

Based in Lahore, the film tells the story of a girl who stands up and challenges the age-old societal norms of treating women as lesser beings.

The film also stars Humaima Malik and Mahira Khan in prominent roles.

IANS