Up to date: October 18, 2020 5:57:09 pm
Filmmaker Hansal Mehta and his main man Rajkummar Rao on Sunday celebrated seven years of their 2013 biographical drama Shahid with a collection of images from the film.
The critically-acclaimed movie relies on the lifetime of lawyer and human rights activist, Shahid Azmi, who was assassinated in 2010 in Mumbai.
Shahid had its world premiere at Toronto Worldwide Movie Competition 2012.
Strolling down reminiscence lane, Hansal Mehta shared a collection of images of Rajkummar Rao because the slain lawyer from the movie and wrote, “7 Years of #Shahid.”
— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) October 18, 2020
Rao, who received the Nationwide Award for his efficiency within the titular position, retweeted the pictures shared by the director and tagged members of the movie’s solid and crew on the microblogging web site.
Author Apurva Asrani stated he feels grateful to have been a part of Shahid, a movie that was a profession turnaround for a lot of staff members.
“Although it launched in cinemas on October 18th 2013, #Shahid had screened at prestigious movie festivals, together with @TIFF_NET, for over a yr & had garnered a terrific response. ‘Shahid’ made many people related once more. On #7YearsOfShahid, love & gratitude to @mehtahansal & the staff,” Asrani stated.
Actor Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, who performed Shahid’s brother Arif Azmi within the movie, retweeted Asrani’s tweet.
Frequent collaborators Hansal Mehta and Rajkummar Rao have labored collectively on critically acclaimed movies like Citylights, Aligarh and Omerta. Their subsequent mission is a comedy-drama Chhalaang, a marked departure from their earlier hard-hitting motion pictures.
Chhalaang, slated to start out streaming on Amazon Prime Video from November 13, additionally stars Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Satish Kaushik, Nushrat Bharucha, Saurabh Shukla and Ila Arun.
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