MAALIK, a Pakistani political thriller film made by Ashir Azeem, extols the principle of Government of the people, for the people and by the people. MAALIK is the cry of a common Pakistani for freedom, democracy and justice in a country that has been hijacked by the feudal elites after the departure of the British from the subcontinent and who continue to rule and mismanage an impoverished nation, while amassing huge personal fortunes for themselves. The film depicts the stories of a Pashtun family that escapes from the ravages of the Soviet war in Afghanistan and settles in Karachi. A Special Forces (SSG) officer, who undergoes a personal tragedy and starts a private security company (Black Ops Pvt. Ltd) in Karachi. His SSG colleagues keep joining the company on their retirements, creating a fraternity of highly trained Special Forces operatives in the Civil Setup. An idealist school master who suffers greatly under a cruel Feudal lord and settles in Karachi and finally the Feudal Lord who becomes the Chief Minister of Sindh and unleashes a reign of terror on all that cross his path.
- Pre-show and trailers run for approximately 20 minutes before the movie starts.2 hr 32 minNR