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An Unlikely Soldier, is a feature length documentary that follows a group of young female cadets as they go through combat training. 


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Nestled amongst the Himalayan Ranges (125 km north of the capital, Islamabad) lays Pakistan Military Academy (PMA), an elite training school for the country’s army. Here, 32 young women from every part of the country, go through grueling combat training exercises for a chance at a military career very few dream of. 

This story follows a determined young woman as she trains to become a military officer in Pakistan’s most powerful organization.

An Unlikely Solider is now in Post-Production.

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The quiet town of Kakul, where our film takes place, is just a few kilometers from the Abbottabad compound where Osama Bin Laden was killed by a team of Navy SEALs in 2011.


Director: Aeyliya Husain
Producer: Aeyliya Husain, Sa’ad Shah
Expected Release: 2017
Run Time: TBD