After witnessing critical acclaim in several film festivals including Toronto, Dubai and Mumbai and winning accolades, UTV Spotboy proudly presents Shahid. The film directed by Hansal Mehta is scheduled to release on October 18, 2013.
Synopsis: Shahid is based on a true story of a slain human rights activist and lawyer Shahid Azmi, who was was killed in 2010 by unidentified assailants in his office. From attempting to become a terrorist, to being wrongly imprisoned under a draconian anti-terrorism law, to becoming a champion of human rights (particularly of the Muslim minorities in India), Shahid traces the inspiring personal journey of a boy who became an unlikely messiah for human rights, while following the rise of communal violence in India.
Check out the trailer below
Runtime: 105 mins (Approx.)
Genre: Drama – Biopic
Produced By: Ronnie Screwvala, Siddharth Roy Kapur, Anurag Kashyap and Sunil Bohra
Director: Hansal Mehta
Cast: Raj Kumar Yadav, Tigmanshu Dhulia, KK Menon, Prabal Panjabi, Prabhleen Sandhu and Bajlinder Kaur
Written By: Sameer Gautam Singh
Cinematography: Anuj Rakesh Dhawan
Music: Karan Kulkarni
Editor: Apurva Asrani
Sound Designer: Mandar Kulkarni
Production Designer: Rahul Sarkar