Sarmad Khoosat’s, Zindagi Tamasha becomes Pakistan’s official entry to Oscars

Zindagi Tamasha, a film by Sarmad Khoosat has been chosen by Pakistan Academy Selection Committee as Pakistan’s official entry to the 93rd Academy Awards. The film will be submitted for Oscar consideration in the ‘International Feature Film Award’ category by the Pakistan Committee. The presentation show for the 93rd Academy Awards scheduled to take place on 25th April 2021.

Zindagi Tamasha has been directed and co-produced by Sarmad Khoosat, along with sister Kanwal Khoosat and written by Nirmal Bano. It features Arif Hassan, Eman Suleman, Samiya Mumtaz and Ali Kureshi.

The film narrates the story of a naat khwan named Rahat Khawaja and his family who find themselves ostracised when a video of Khawaja becomes public. After the video goes viral, even his own daughter, Sadaf is ashamed of him.

Source: Samaa TV