2012 – The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Riz as Changez Khan

Directed by: Mira Nair
Written by: Mohsin Hamid, William Wheeler, Ami Boghani, Javed Akhtar, Rutvik Oza
Produced by: Lydia Dean Pilcher
Production year: 2012
Original release: April 24, 2013 (USA)
Running time: 2 hours, 10 minutes
Other cast: Liev Schreiber, Kiefer Sutherland
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Changez Khan is a middle class Pakistani from Lahore chasing his dream of success in a prestigious Wall Street valuation firm. Favoured by his boss, his future is looking to be on his planned upward trajectory but whilst on company business in the Philippines, he watches news footage of the twin towers falling and suddenly his future takes an entirely different path.