Produced by Aron Govil Productions, Hindi Film SHOOT ON SIGHT starring Indian veteran actors Naseerudin Shah, Om puri and Gulshan Grover, is all set to storm the Indian theatres on October 17, 2008. The film will also release in English Version along with the Hindi one. The film also stars renowned Hollywood actors like, Greta Scacchi, Brian Cox, Laila Rouass and Sadie Frost and is a thriller based on the July 7, 2005 bombings in London.
SHOOT ON SIGHT has been directed by Jag Mundhra, a London Based Indian Film Director, who shott to fame with his earlier directed films like BAWANDAR and PROVOKED.
Filmed entirely in London, SHOOT ON SIGHT is based on a true story of Tariq Ali, a Muslim police officer working with the Scotland Yard.
SHOOT ON SIGHT is a gripping thriller and riveting family drama that unfolds the turmoil in the life of Tariq Ali (Naseerudin Shah), a Muslim police officer at Scotland Yard. Commander Ali, born in Pakistan, married to an English woman, and with two teenage kids, is tasked to investigate the police shooting of a suspected Muslim terrorist on the London Underground. Distrusted by both his British superiors in the London police, and his fellow Muslims, he finds his inquiry hampered from all sides.
When evidence surfaces pointing to the slain man's innocence, as well as the existence of a terrorist cell operating in his own backyard. Tariq must face the realization that sometimes, the right decision is the hardest one to make. The film is inspired by the terrorists' attacks of July 7, 2005 on the London underground that resulted in 'Shoot On Sight' order.