AAMIR BASHIR

  • 'What does not affect you today, might knock at your door tomorrow': Bollywood celebrities ask citizens to vote wisely April 17, 2014

    The Indian film industry, which prides itself on its secular image, appears to be taking sides for the first time during this Lok Sabha elections with several Bollywood A-listers asking people to vote "smart" and choose wisely. Here are some of the top tweets: ...
  • Doordarshan's 'Best of Indian Cinema' series to screen 'Shevri', 'Kantatar' and other critically-acclaimed films April 7, 2014

    As many as 104 award-winning and critically acclaimed films are being showcased by Doordarshan under the initiative 'Best Of Indian Cinema'. As a part of the bi-weekly initiative which started in November 2013, DD has been screening multi-lingual films such as 'Maati Maay' by Chitra Palekar, 'Harud' by Aamir Bashir...
  • 'Harud' review: Whose Kashmir is this actually? February 18, 2014

    Cast: Shahnawaz Bhat, Reza Naji Director: Aamir Bashir When somebody reviews a film, the first thing which is expected from that person is a neutral approach, but can a reviewer really remain unbiased while watching a film like 'Harud'? When we decided to start a new section to give space to...
  • Masand: 'Harud' is an important, delicate film July 27, 2012

    Cast: Mohammad Amir Naji, Shahnawaz Bhat, Shamim Basharat Director: Aamir Bashir Unlike so many Hindi films about the Kashmir situation, 'Harud', directed by Aamir Bashir is subtle and understated, and unfolds at a quiet, unhurried pace despite the urgency of the themes it addresses. So quiet and so slow, in fact,...
  • Aamir's film shot entirely in Kashmir July 27, 2010

    Actorturneddirector Aamir Bashir's film Harud (Autumn) has been shot entirely in Srinagar, Kashmir. Iranian actor Reza Naji plays the lead in the film. Reza has acted in Majid Majidi's films like Children of Heaven, Baran and Song of Sparrows for which he won Best Actor at the Berlin Film...