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Murdered by My Father (2016)

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Movie 29 March 2016
Every parent wants the best for their kids, and Shahzad is no exception. Ever since his wife died he's been trying to keep his two kids Salma and Hassan on track. Salma is growing up ... See full summary »

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Bruce Goodison

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Vinay Patel
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Cast

Credited cast:
Adeel Akhtar ... Shahzad
Kiran Sonia Sawar ... Salma
Mawaan Rizwan ... Imi
Salman Akhtar Salman Akhtar ... Haroon
Reiss Jeram Reiss Jeram ... Hassan
Ambreen Razia ... Rafia
Simon Nagra ... Zubair
Vineeta Rishi ... Maheen
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Manoj Anand ... Wedding Guest Dancer
Kay Awasti Kay Awasti ... Wedding Guest
Raj Awasti ... Wedding Guest
Aditi Bajpai Aditi Bajpai ... Wedding Guest
Kajal Bhatt Kajal Bhatt ... Wedding Guest
Kishore Bhatt ... Wedding Guest
Tina Chandorkar ... Wedding Guest Dancer
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Storyline

Every parent wants the best for their kids, and Shahzad is no exception. Ever since his wife died he's been trying to keep his two kids Salma and Hassan on track. Salma is growing up quickly, and Shahzad wants to make sure she's set up with the right guy to settle down with. It's a promise he made his wife, and part of what he considers his duty as a dad. But what does Salma want? Unbeknown to Shahzad, she's caught up in a whirlwind romance with charismatic charmer Imi. Salma knows Imi is not what her dad is expecting, but can she find a way to make everyone happy? A hard-hitting drama with a devastating finale, Murdered by My Father is a story about the power and the limits of love in communities where 'honour' means everything.

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Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 March 2016 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Salma See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

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Winner - RTS award for 'Best Single Drama' 2017. See more »

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heartbreaking....
18 April 2016 | by fghiasiSee all my reviews

just finished watching it felt sick to my stomach and surprised that this happens in London. ...kinda going through the same situation makes me wonder how my own father will react its true a dilemma and a hard choice to make for us middle eastern girls whether to make our parents happy or take our freedom by force. ALTHOUGH this movie is a bit too harsh real parents aren't like that at least not to the extend of murdering their own children then again I don't know until I go through this myself... I don't believe what she did was right but neither wrong. after all what is a girl or any person suppose to do when their own parents don't listen to them i really recommend showing this to your parents and try to show them how wrong forced marriage is PS I agree the title gave it all away they should have made it more mysterious especially the beginning (which is the ending)


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