Film on Dr Abdus Salam

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A documentary about Pakistan’s first and only Nobel Laureate in Science, Dr Abdus Salam, will be on Netflix in October. Salam — a feature-length film, has already won accolades on the international film festival circuit, including DFW South Asian Film Festival, South Asia Human Rights Festival, South Asian International Film Festival and the South Asian Film Festival of Montreal, among others. When he won the Nobel prize in 1979, he became the very first Pakistani to achieve this distinction, and only the fourth from the subcontinent Born in 1926 in a remote village in Punjab, British India, Salam was a child prodigy. He came from humble beginnings, growing up in a small brick house with a large family of eleven.

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