Shamoon Abbasi’s ‘Durj’ depicting cannibalism gets digital release

By: News Desk      Published: 11:20 AM, 27 Jun, 2020
Shamoon Abbasi’s ‘Durj’ depicting cannibalism gets digital release

Actor-producer Shamoon Abbasi’s film ‘Durj’ has finally got a digital release on The film is based on true events from around the world, depicting cannibalism.

In an earlier Instagram post, Abbasi said the film was based on a true story, referring to it as ‘one of the darkest mainstream movies to hit that screens in years.’

The subject of the film was controversial, that is why it was banned in the first place but after some minor cuts, the censor board released it.

Earlier, it was released in multiple countries including US, UK, Canada, UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman and Qatar.

The cast features Shamoon Abbasi as Gul Baksh, cannibal, Sherry Shah as Laali and Maira Khan (psychiatrist) as Farah.

Farah is looking for her husband Danyal, who disappeared mysteriously so she kidnaps Gul Baksh from high-security prison to ask Danyal’s whereabouts because Danyal disappeared exactly from the same spot where Gul Baksh was recently arrested.

For those who missed out the opportunity to watch the dark and gritty tale in theatres, it is time to make the most of the streaming platform.