Washington (ANI): Slumdog Millionaire star Freida Pinto has been
roped in to star in Oscar winner Julian Schnabel"s new film Miral.
The film is an adaptation of Italo-Palestinian Rula Jebreal"s book
about Hind Husseini, who founded an orphanage in Jerusalem in the
wake of the 1948 partition of Palestine and the creation of the
state of Israel, reports Variety.
Palestinian actor Hiam Abbas will play the lead role in the
French Israeli co-production. The film will be shot in Israel and
the Palestinian territories.