Veteran Bollywood actress Farida Jalal, who has appeared in more than 400 Indian films, is marking her debut in the Malaysian entertainment industry with the movie 'I'm Not a Terrorist', releasing on October 05, 2017. Directed by Arjin Uppal, this film also stars Gulshan Grover, Rahul Dev, Afiq Muiz, and Khir Mohd Noor in prominent roles.
Farida Jalal repeats the act of a loving mother
According to credible sources, Farida has played the character of a loving mother in this film. Afiq Muiz plays the character of Farida's son, and their on-screen chemistry is something to look forward to, from this movie.
In a recent interview given to a Malaysian Daily, Farida Khan revealed that she accepted the role in this film just because of its impeccable script, and the message it conveys. She also added that her role in this movie, that of the mother of a college-going student is very challenging, and it has a unique element when compared to the previous mother characters she portrayed in the past.
Set in the backdrop of modern-day Kashmir, 'I'm Not a Terrorist' revolves around the life of Ummar (Afiq Muiz) who falls in the clutches of a terrorist gang led by Abu Zar (Gulshan Grover). The trailer of the movie was released on August 11, and it was well received by critics and audiences alike.
Even though Farida Jalal will have limited screen space, her role will be very significant in the progress of the story.
Farida Jalal: Shah Rukh Khan's mother among Malaysians
Farida Jalal is better known as Shah Rukh Khan's mother among film buffs in Malaysia, thanks to her fine portrayal of mother roles in King Khan's movies like 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham', 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai', and 'Dil To Pagal Hai', etc. During the interview, Farida Jalal stated that she is pretty happy to hear this remark, as Shah Rukh is really like a son to her.
The 68-year-old actress started her career in 1968, and even after 50 years of professional life, she is still going strong and is looking for more challenging roles which will test her mettle.