My Name Is Iqbal Masih

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My Name is Iqbal Masih

by Bettina Gracias

The extraordinary and tragic story of a young Pakistani boy forced into bonded labour in a carpet factory at the age of four and who became a figurehead for the Bonded Liberation Movement aged eleven.

Iqbal - Sagar Radia

Khan - Bhasker Patel

Carpet Master - Kaleem Janjua

Inayat - Manjeet Mann

Mustaf - Inam Mirza

Hasim - Gagan Sharma

Journalist - Janice Acquah

American - Chris Pavlo

Policeman/Worker/Pakistani Man - Saikat Ahamed

Director: David Hunter

Despite the valiant efforts of many there are still thousands of child labourers in factories across Asia, often working long hours in terrible conditions to provide cheap clothing and other goods for our high street stores.

This play, the moving story of Iqbal Masih, brings to the foreground one of the less savoury elements of an increasingly global economy and contributes to the continuing debate about our wider responsibilities as consumers.

It also celebrates the tragically short life of a remarkable individual.

My Name is Iqbal Masih won the 2009 Clarion Radio Drama Award.

The story of a young Pakistani boy who was forced into bonded labour.

The moving true story of Iqbal Masih, a young Pakistani boy who was forced into bonded labour in a carpet factory at the age of four, an international figurehead for the Bonded Liberation Front at the age of 11 and brutally murdered in 1995 at the age of 12.

Iqbal Masih....Sagar Radia

  • american....Chris Pavlo
  • carpet master....kaleem janjua
  • hasim....gagan sharma
  • journalist....Janice Acquah
  • khan....Bhasker Patel
  • mustaf....Inam Mirza
  • pakistani man....Saikat Ahamed

    the story of a young pakistani boy who was forced into bonded labour

  • policeman....Saikat Ahamed

    directed by David Hunter.

    the story of a young pakistani boy who was forced into bonded labour

  • worker....Saikat Ahamed