Junoon’s Salman Ahmad, the founding father of South Asia’s Largest Sufi Rock band, has defined the story behind the manufacturing of his 140-minute documentary movie ‘Non secular Democracy’.
Salman Ahmed instructed ARY Information: “In April 2020, I used to be on the epicenter of Covid-19, battling the raging virus at residence in New York. It was a time of confusion and despair. Lots of of 1000’s of individuals like me have been contaminated and with out a vaccine. The worst pandemic since 1918 was spreading like wild fireplace.” He added: “Hundreds of souls, together with a few of whom I knew, have been getting in poor health and sadly, shedding their lives. Medical doctors and well being staff have been heroically saving lives as troopers do on the frontlines. I used to be among the many fortunate ones who survived primarily as a result of nice nursing care of my spouse Samina and strict following of the SOPs.”
Salman continued: “Globally, the pandemic had decimated lives and livelihoods. It’s throughout that point I used to be requested whether or not I might contemplate changing into an Ambassador for Covid-19, journey to Pakistan to report on how South Asia was dealing with this killer virus. I arrived in Islamabad from the US on the final PIA flight throughout the top of the pandemic in mid June. I made a decision to request Prime Minister Imran Khan for an interview to learn the way Pakistan was capable of defend itself higher than most nations together with its neighbour India. Throughout the five-month interval I used to be in Pakistan. The brand new authorities was going through a number of crises: pandemic, financial meltdown, corruption, poverty, opposition protests, terrorism, army battle and meals scarcity.
I made a decision to widen the aperture of my November 12 interview and ask Imran Khan key questions which may reveal a private portrait of a modern-day Pakistani chief.”
He concluded: “My objective was to grasp the psychological, bodily and religious technique of a world chief within the eye of the storm.”