Harud

  • 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 28, 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,...
  • Srinagar autumn lit fest 'Harud' cancelled August 31, 2011

    New Delhi: The Autumn Literature Festival, which was scheduled to be held in Srinagar from September 24 to 26 has been called of. Earlier it had stirred a controversy with a section of authors, filmmakers and intelligentsia from the state alleging the festival is an effort by the "repressive government"...
  • Controversy brews over Srinagar lit fest August 29, 2011

    New Delhi: Harud - The Autumn Literature Festival, to be held in Srinagar Sep 24-26, has stirred a controversy with a section of authors, filmmakers and intelligentsia from the state alleging the festival is an effort by the "repressive government" to gag the freedom of Kashmiris. The protesters have devoted a...
  • Aamir's film shot entirely in Kashmir July 27, 2010

    Actor-turned-director 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...