6th January, 2014 was the day when our TV sets broke news of a suicide bomblast in Hangu district where Aitzaz Hasan, a school boy sacrificed his life to save thousands by preventing suicide bomber from entering his school. This 6th Jannuary is going to mark sixth death anniversary of this brave son of the nation and to honour him Pakistan Television network, has announced to premiere the biopic on his life “Salute” on his death anniversary.
Directed by Shahzad Rafique, “Salute” tells the inspirational story of Aitzaz, a simple young boy from an underprivileged family but with high morals who selflessly saves his school mates. Film was released in cinemas in December, 2016 and received critical acclaim for its strong emotional flare that left everyone in tears and was applauded for effortless performances by Saima Noor and Ajab Gul in the roles of Aitzaz’s parents.
Catch the movie this 6th Jan on PTV.