Mah e Meer

Venue:
amc-logo AMC Loews Rio Cinemas
Gaithersburg, MD

Feature Film: Mah e Meer

About the Film

A modern poet Jamal who is against the traditional Urdu Poetry reads the biography of Mir Taqi Mir,one of the greatest poets of the 18th century. And sees Mir’s reflection on his personality.

USA Premiere

Post Screening Discussion with Writer Sarmad Sehbai and Producer Khurram Rana

Cast: Fahad Mustafa, Iman Ali, Sanam Saeed, Manzar Sehbai, Alyy Khan

“Review: ‘Mah-e-Mir’ is a once in a blue moon film” – Express tribune
“Mah-e-Mir Movie Review: A Historical Masterpiece” – Brandsynario
“‘Mah-e-Mir’ Is A Much-Needed Ripple In Pakistan’s Stagnating Cinema” – Huffington Post
“Mir in shadows and maddness” – Dawnnews


Director: Anjum Shahzad

Anjum Shahzad is a Pakistani TV and film director, producer, writer and former actor. Shahzad is best known for his role as Bobby in critically acclaimed and cult-followed comedy drama serial Family Front’ won Best Debut Actor PTV Award for BOBY. He left acting and pursue a successful career in directing, and has directed some of most popular drama serials such as [Woh Tees Din]’ [Mora Piya]’ [Pehla Chaand]’ [Mirat Al Uroos]’ [Deadline]’ [Rang Laaga]], Khuda Aur Muhabbat, Satrangi, Dusri Bivi and critically acclaimed telefilm Armaan. He debut as film director in 2016 a biopic Mah-e-Mir, based on the life of Meer Taqi Meer, with semi-fictional elements.  Shahzad received his 3rd TV Director Lux Style Award at [15th Lux Style Awards]] for Rang Laaga.

Runtime: 150 minutes

Language: Urdu

Genre: Drama, Romance, Poetry

Country: Pakistan

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Short Film: Sharbat
Sharbat poster
About the Film

A young Indian girl, with an insatiable thirst for knowledge in a stifling patriarchal society, is forced to take a decision that will change her life forever when she realizes what her father has planned for her future.

Cast: Ruksaar Shakir Khan, Vijay Kumar , Seema Alimchand

Jayesh HariharanDirector: Jayesh Hariharan

JAYESH HARIHARAN is a graduate from NYU’s prestigious Tisch School of the Arts with degrees in Film Production and Economics.  One of the films he produced, Chateau Sauvignon, was selected in over 17 festivals across the world. In addition to his on-set experience, Hariharan has interned at IM Global (Paranormal Activity, A Single Man), Magnolia Pictures (Jiro Dreams of Sushi, Nymphomaniac), Screen Media Films (Heleno,  Noel, One Last Dance) and India’s Yash Raj Films (Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Dhoom, Chak De India). He is currently heading the International Sales and Distribution department at CinePlay, a new media startup that focuses on adapting classic stories from theatre into cinema.

Runtime: 22 minutes

Language: Hindi

Genre: Drama

Country: India

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