'Mah-e-Mir' wins big at Dada Saheb Film Festival in India

Published: May 1, 2017
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Fahad Mustafa starrer also features Iman Ali and Sanam Saeed in key roles. PHOTO: MAHEMIR

Fahad Mustafa starrer also features Iman Ali and Sanam Saeed in key roles. PHOTO: MAHEMIR

Fahad Mustafa and Iman Ali starrer  Mah-e-Mir won the Best Film and Best Music awards at Dada Saheb Film Festival this year, held in Delhi.

Indo peace activist Harsh Narayan collected the award on behalf of the cast and crew.

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Produced under the banner of Hum Films, Mah-e-Mir features an ensemble cast of Alyy Khan, Manzar Sehbai, Paras Masroor and Sanam Saeed. The film was released on May 6 alongside Captain America: Civil War.

Mah-e-Mir was also chosen by Pakistan’s Academy Selection Committee as it was shortlisted as the nation’s official submission for consideration in the Best Foreign Language Film Award category at the 89th Academy Awards.

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Written by Sarmad Sehbai, Mah-e-Mir is set in contemporary times. The film chronicles the life of a young anarchist poet who experiences the suffering that accompanies love, separation and poverty while denouncing tradition. Driven to madness, he discovers celebrated 18th century Urdu poet Mir Taqi Mir.

The movie also won big at Guam International Film Festival last year.

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Reader Comments (3)

  • aLi
    May 1, 2017 - 9:49PM

    won big ? Recommend

  • VGP
    May 2, 2017 - 1:18AM

    It shows that in India whatever deserves to be appreciated will always be appreciated regardless of where it comes fromRecommend

  • Muazzam Ismail
    Jun 5, 2017 - 10:58PM

    Desperately waiting for this. Does anybody know when the DVD will be out?Recommend

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