TV Star Reem who is a well known child artist who has won best new talent award on 2010 for her lead role in ‘Devi’ is playing the role of Malala. Reem has worked in serials like Yeh rishta kya kehlata hai, diya aur Baati, khelti hai zindagi ankh micholi. She also shared screen with Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar in the film Wazir. When Director Amjad Khan was searching for a girl who could play the character of Malala Yousafzai in his upcoming biopic ‘Gul Makai’.