Mulk: Third movie on Muslim tragedy after Garm Hawa and Naseem
Mulk: After Balraj Shahni and Kaifi Azmi, Rishi Kapoor stresses the same point
Based on a real-life incident, Mulk tries to portray the sufferings of Muslim families in a difficult time. Balraj Sahni was the first to highlight the plight of Muslims living in post-independence period in his 1973 movie Garm Hawa. Second time, Kaifi Azmi essayed the fear of a true Muslim patriot after the Babri Masjid demolition in his 1995 movie Naseem. In 2018, Rishi Kapoor is narrating the true story of a Muslim family trying to regain its lost social status as a true India after its son is convicted for a terrorist activity.
Brothers Vakeelsaab Murad Ali Mohammed (Rishi Kapoor) and Bilaal Mohammed (Manoj Pahwa) live with their families in Benaras. As a respected Muslim family, they have good relations with Hindu neighbors and other communities. But everything changes when Bilaal’s son Shahid Mohammed (Prateik Babbar) was suspected to be involved in a terrorist act. But Shahid refuses to surrender before the police.
This incident turns the social and personal life of the Muslim family upside down. The …