- "I don't want the story to lose its impact," said Uzma
- She was allegedly forced by a Pakistani to marry at gunpoint
- "I hope viewers learn from my mistakes," said Uzma
Uzma said, "When people travel somewhere, they should have sound knowledge of the place they are heading to. I blindly entered Pakistan, but no one should have to face dire consequences over a lapse in judgment," reports mid-day.
She also added, "We've been in touch for the past few months. We've not decided how much of the story we must showcase, but, whatever we portray will be from my perspective."
Uzma Ahmed said that her film will be a tribute to External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj, who facilitated her return to India. She said, "I have met Sushmaji many times after my return. I don't think I would be alive without her support." She also told mid-day that that Sushma Swaraj's character will play a prominent role in the film.
Shivam Nair has directed films like Bhaag Johnny and Naam Shabana.