Joyland is the Pakistani – Punjabi movie, which is ban in Pakistan due its sexual liberation story. When the movie was released, it received critical acclaim from all over the world. Many people are still awaiting for the release of this movie in Pakistan but it is not happening.
Many Pakistani people have been demanding the release of this movie in Pakistan but the ban on this movie till now. Pakistani people want to watch this movie so much. The trailer of the movie was released on YouTube which has also got appreciation from many people around the world.
Know the Cast of “Joyland“
- Alina Khan as Biba
- Sarwat Gilani as Nucchi
- Ali Junejo as Haider
- Rasti Farooq as Mumtaz
- Sania Saeed as Fayyaz
- Salmaan Peer as Rana Amanullah
- Sohail Sameer as Saleem
What is “Joyland” about ?
The story is about Biba, who is living a life of a transgender woman. Her father left her when she was young and now she wants to do some business by doing all sorts of shows with her friend. She meets Haider, who is the son of a politician and he falls in love with her. But Biba is the one who gets scared from him because she thinks that it would not be easy for her to be accepted by his family. And later this becomes the story where how Biba gets united with Haider after many hurdles
What do we know about the ban on “Joyland” ?
On the other side of this story, “Joyland” is banned in Pakistan. It was supposed to release on 23 May 2022 but this release was cancelled as the Pakistani censor board has not given its go-ahead to “Joyland“. The ban was lifted a week later and it is expected that there will be a big release of this movie in Pakistan on Friday.
The producers are quite hopeful that there will be a good response from the audience.
It is considered to be one of the biggest movies in Pakistan and it is going to be released in cinema halls all over the world in different languages including Urdu, English, Arabic and Sindhi. It is believed that if Joyland does well in the box office it can set new records
Award and Appreciation from all over the World
The movie “Joyland” has received a lot of appreciation from many people from all over the world. The film is considered to be one of the biggest films in Pakistan and will release soon in Pakistan. Many people have appreciated this movie for its content and acting by all the artists involved.
The movie also received a Awards like –
- Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2022 for Young Cinema Award – Saim Sadiq
- Athens International Film Festival 2022 for Best Screenplay – Saim Sadiq
- Cannes Film Festival 2022 For Un Cenrtain Regard Jury Prize and Queer Plam – Saim Sadiq
- Indian Film Festival Of Melbourne (IFF) 2022 for Best Indie Film – Sarmad Sultan Khoosat, Khoosat Films
- London Film Festival 2022 for Sutherland Award (Honourable Mention) – Saim Sadiq
- São Paulo International Film Festival 2022 for Best Actor – Ali Junejo