Programme 2018

Hamid

Director: Aijaz Khan

fiction

Section: India Story

Country: India | Year: 2018

Language(s): Urdu, Hindi | Time: 108 mins

Synopsis

Eight-year-old Hamid learns that 786 is God's number and decides to try and reach out to God, by dialing this number. He wants to talk to his father, who his mother tells him has gone to Allah. One day the phone call is answered, and two lives shattered in the strife of Kashmir find a way to be complete again.

Director's Bio

Aijaz Khan’s debut, The White Elephant (2009), premiered at the International Film Festival of India and eventually travelled to more than 10 film festivals including New York Film Festival and the UK Film Festival. He has been active in the advertising industry, directing and producing ads for over a decade. He recently directed Baankey Ki Crazy Baraat (2015), which was well received at the box office.    

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