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Adnan Siddiqui-Maha Tahirani starrer ‘Jamun Ka Darakht’ selected for Cannes World Film Festival

By News Desk

February 13, 2024 12:27 PM


A Pakistani short film starring Adnan Siddiqui and Maha Tahirani, ‘Jamun Ka Darakht', has been selected for the Cannes World Film Festival.

Rafay Rasahidi, the director, announced this great news on his Instagram handle with the caption, “Officially Selected.”.

 
 
 
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The title, 'Jamun Ka Darakht', serves as a metaphor for stains that can never be eradicated, hinting at the intricate exploration of human behavior and societal challenges.

The movie delves into the complex themes of consensual relationships, harassment, and manipulation, promising a thought-provoking narrative that challenges traditional storytelling. The trailer, although it keeps character details a secret, hints at a narrative filled with tension and emotion. It's propelled by Bee Gul's impactful dialogues, and the performances of esteemed actor Adnan Siddiqui, and a stellar ensemble cast.

 
 
 
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The acceptance of ‘Jamun Ka Darakht’ at the Cannes World Film Festival heralds a significant achievement for Pakistani cinema, signaling its ability to captivate global audiences with narratives rich in depth and relevance.

In case readers are not aware, the Cannes World Film Festival highlights films and documentaries from filmmakers covering the themes of human rights, social justice, health, and disability.

 

 
 
 
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