“Shoot On Sight” is a a political thriller that deals with the dillema of mostly peace loving Muslims, in these turbulent times, when a cosmopolitan society such as London is gripped by fear of Islamic extremism, racial profiling during Underground bombings in 2005.
The movie “Shoot On Sight” is a fictional story dealing with the London police order of “Shoot On Sight” after the Underground bombings of 2005. The film unfolds the turmoil in the life of Tariq Ali, a Muslim policeman working for the Scotland Yard.
Commander Ali, born in Lahore and married to an English woman, is tasked to investigate the police shooting of a suspected Muslim terrorist in the London Underground. Distrusted by both his Scotland Yard superiors and fellow Muslims in London, Ali finds his inquiring hampered on all sides. When evidence surfaces pointing to the slain man’s innocence, Tariq must face the realization that – sometimes – the right decision is the hardest one to make.