Charades boards sales on Pulse Films, Riz Ahmed's music drama ‘Mogul Mowgli’ (exclusive)

Screen | 1/22/2020 | British Film Commission
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Paris-based sales company Charades has boarded sales on New York-based Pakistani director Bassam Tariq’s music drama Mogul Mowgli, starring actor and rapper Riz Ahmed, ahead of its premiere in the Berlinale’s Panorama section.

Endeavor Content will represent North American rights.

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Ahmed plays a young British rapper, who is about to start his first world tour, when a crippling illness strikes him down, and he is forced to move back in with his family. He tries to find himself between an international music career and Pakistani family traditions.

Karachi-born, Texas-raised Tariq and London-born Ahmed co-wrote the script taking inspiration from both their bi-cultural roots.

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Ahmed is producing under the banner of his production company Left Handed Films with Thomas Benski at Pulse Films, Bennett McGhee at Silvertown Films and Michael Peay. BBC Films, Cinereach, SFFILM Invest, Vice Studios, and RYOT Films are also on board the project as financiers.

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