Godfather (2007 film)
|Directed by||Hriday Shetty|
|Produced by||Aslam Bhatti|
|Music by||Aadesh Shrivastava|
|Distributed by||ARY Films|
Godfather is a Pakistani Urdu film directed by Hriday Shetty released across theaters in Pakistan on October 14, 2007. This film has a cast including both Pakistani and Indian actors. It showed Vinod Khanna for the first time on the Pakistani cinema screen. It was distributed nationwide by the Pakistani private channel ARY Digital. The film may have drawn inspiration from Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather.It was successful film upon its release in Pakistan.
A thriller focusing on the rise of a group of influential and powerful gangsters. Ali is a shepherd who has shouldered responsibility of fending for his family, including his parents Farid and Faatima, and his younger sister Nahid. One fateful day he ends up saving Abdullah Khan's (the underworld gangster) life. As a result, Abdullah's rival, Khalid eliminates Ali's family brutally. A repentant Abdullah adopts Ali and Nahid. Abdullah's wife, Salima Begum, welcomes Ali and Nahid whole-heartedly. But these youngsters are resented by Shaakir, Abdullah's son, who feels that Ali is getting more attention and love than him. Meanwhile, Ali soon realises that power is everything in this world and so joins Abdullah in his business. Under the love and care of Abdullah he grows to be a heroic but feared force. He may be ruthless in his dealings but always has great compassion. As Ali becomes the new face of Abdullah Khan's vast empire and a champion of the needy, Shaakir becomes more resentful. When Abdullah announces Ali as his heir, Shaakir becomes furious. The conflict between father and son results in Abdullah's death. As the shattered family comes to terms with their loss, an angry Ali warns Shaakir to leave the country. What follows next is a gripping and fast paced thriller of emotions - love, honesty, loyalty, betrayal - with twists and turns until the final scenes.
- http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1281838/fullcredits?ref_=tt_ov_st_sm, Godfather (2007 film) on IMDb website, Retrieved 10 July 2016
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