International Award-Winning Pakistani Film ‘Gumm’ to Release in Pakistan on Jan 2019

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The much-awaited international award-winning Pakistani action drama “Gumm: In the middle of nowhere” is all set to release on 11 January 2019.

The film, starred Shamoon Abbasi, Sami Khan and Shameen Khan in the lead role, has already gained international recognition earlier this year. It has been nominated for 15 plus international awards at the various festivals it released.

Sami Khan has bagged two international awards for his role in the movie, the Best Actor Award and the Best Lead Actor in a Foreign Language Film at Creation International Film Festival and Madrid International Film Festival respectively.

The first poster of the film was released earlier this year, the poster perfectly delineates the action and thriller genre of the film.

On Monday, the protagonist of the film, Sami Khan announced the release date of the film in Pakistan by publishing the post on Instagram.

The actor writes, “The wait is finally over!! GUMM is coming to your cinema screens on 11th January’2019,”

Shamoon Abbasi will be seen in the role of antagonist, people are excited to see him again in the villainous role as the memory of his portrayal of Ramal in the 2013 film Waar is still fresh in the audience’s mind.

According to the plot revealed on IMDb, “The film is based around the character of Asad (portrayed by Sami Khan), a desperate father, lost in the middle of an unknown place, find himself helpless between the odds to save what matters most to him. Will he be able to win this battle against the ticking clock”. The film has been shot in the forest of Islamabad.

The film has been co-written and co-directed by Kanza Zia and Ammar Lasani. The director duo has already grabbed two international awards for their film Gumm. The duo won The Best Editor Award at the Lake View International Film Festival and grabbed the Best Original Screenplay award at the Madrid International Film Festival.

Ammar Lasani and Kanza Zia at an event for Gumm (2019)
Ammar Lasani and Kanza Zia at Madrid International Film Festival

We are so eager and curiously excited to watch the film in Pakistani cinemas, that has already won the heart of the international audience.

Don’t forget the date 11th January.

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