ACTOR IN LAW
Synopsis: An aspiring actor, possessed by his passion to become a superstar actor, becomes frustrated with the never-ending rejections and disapproval by his father (Om Puri). Feeling disheartened, Shan is encouraged by his friends and family, who liken the role of a lawyer in court to what actors do on a stage. Shan looks at law in a new light and conducts his court performances with eloquent dialogs, famous pop culture references and punch-lines. This makes him a viral personality and the Pakistani media and press are quick to find out more about him. In a turn of events, Shan’s is faced with a criminal charge. The media shames him and his father disowns him. He then focuses more on proving his innocence and helping those in need. The rest of this coming of age film depicts how Shan struggles and finally overcomes his powerful enemies.