Malala Yousafzai attends UK premiere of ‘Polite Society’

Azha Khan



The UK premiere of ‘Polite Society’ on Wednesday night was attended by Nobel Prize winning activist Malala Yousafzai.

British writer & director Nida Manzoor, and cast Priya Kansara, Seraphina Beh, Shona Babayemi, Shobu Kapoor, Jeff Mirza, Nimra Bucha, Akshay Khanna, alongside producers Tim Bevan, Olivier Kaempfer, John Pocock attended the premiere in London to celebrate it’s UK release.

Tahlia Rowena attends the special screening of ‘Polite Society’ – Photo by Kate Green/Getty Images for Universal Pictures

Yousafzai shared her excitement about the film, stating “I adored ‘Polite Society’, such a clever and captivating film about the lengths sisters will go to protect each other and support their dreams. Priya Kansara and Ritu Arya delivered such dynamite performances and I loved watching the whole cast perform all the martial arts and stunts. It’s so wonderful to see Nida Manzoor continue to share positive and complex portrayals of South Asian Muslim women.”

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‘Polite Society’ releases in cinemas across the UK on 28th April.