‘Khel Khel Mein’ Trailer Review: Brace yourselves for the theatrics of Dhaka Fall 1971

Khel Khel Mein

Finally, it comes. The trailer of Nabeel Qureshi’s ‘Khel Khel Mein’ is inspired by the true events that took place at Dhaka fall 1971 eventually forming Bangladesh. The trailer displays flashbacks from that era that announce the split between East and West Pakistan. It brings to us a furious Sajal Aly who wishes to perform a theatrical act on the untold facts of this dark chapter in a competition held in the same city. Her decision faces severe backlash from the university faculty and causes tribulations amongst the students as well.

The trailer ends with a voiceover from Sajal and Bilal, Aik jaisa hi pyaar nikle ga, dil ki lelein talaashiyan donoun. Aik ghalti hui, kisi se bhi, maang lete hain, maafiyaan donoun. The love you find will be the same in both of our hearts. A mistake was made, by one or the other, let us both ask for forgiveness.”


Watch the trailer here


The film seems to be based heavily on the flashbacks that seriously give us some ‘Rang De Basanti’ vibes. Having said that, the lead actors Bilal Abbas and Sajal Aly shine throughout. Shehreyar Munwar is impressive in the few glimpses that we get to see. The dialogues by Fizza Ali Meerza & Nabeel Qureshi pack a solid punch.


‘Khel Khel Mein’ is all set to release on November 19 under the banner of Filmwala Pictures. It also stars Marina Khan, Javed Sheikh, Samina Ahmed and Manzar Sehbai.  The film was cleared by the Central Board of Film Censors (CBFC) for release in cinemas, with the Punjab Film and Censor Board (PFCB) also issuing a No Objection Certificate (NOC).


The makers have also released the first song of the film titled ‘Nayi Soch’




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