Shahid (2013)

Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 2hr 3mins.
Genres Drama, Foreign, Biopic
Keywords assassination, human rights, India, lawyer, murder
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Sameer Gautam Singh Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Siddharth Roy Kapur Producer n/a 3 3000004
Ronnie Screwvala Producer n/a 3 3000003
Apurva Asrani Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Hansal Mehta Screenplay n/a 120778 4000003
Karan Kulkarni Music n/a 120781 8000001
Apurva Asrani Editor n/a 172 7000001
Anuj Dhawan Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Sunil Bhora Producer n/a 3 3000002
Anurag Kashyap Producer n/a 3 3000001
Kay Kay Menon Actor War Saab 1 1000004
Tigmanshu Dhulia Actor Maqbool Memon 1 1000003
Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub Actor Arif Azmi 1 1000002
Prabal Panjabi Actor Omar Sheikh 1 1000005
Prabhleen Sandhu Actor Mariam 1 1000006
Hansal Mehta Director n/a 2 2000001
Baljinder Kaur Actor Ammi 1 1000007
Raj Kumar Yadav Actor Shahid Azmi 1 1000001
The true story of slain Indian human rights activist and lawyer Shahid Azmi, champion defender of people wrongly accused of terrorism is dramatized. Azmi was charged with having terrorist links and imprisoned under a draconian law before he went on to become a fearless lawyer. The film traces the awe-inspiring journey of an impoverished citizen who became an unlikely messiah for human rights.