Hamid

(Hindi, Urdu/2019/109 mins)  Aijaz Khan

20-May-2019 | 06:00 PM | The Stein Auditorium

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 fine day the phone call is answered, and two lives shattered in the strife of Kashmir find a way to be complete again.

Cast: Ravinder Randhawa

Cinematography: John Wilmor

Editing: Afzal S. Shaikh

Writer: Ravinder Randhawa

Sound: Andrew T Mackay

Producer: Vikram Mehra, Siddharth Anand Kumar (Yoodlee Films)

Director Bio: Aijaz Khan’s debut film, The White Elephant (2009) premiered at the prestigious International Film Festival of India. Travelling to more than 10 film festivals including New York Film Festival and the UK Film Festival. Aijaz has been active in the advertising industry, directing and producing Ad films, for over a decade. Most recently, Aijaz directed Baankey Ki Crazy Baraat, which was well received at the Box Office.

Reviews: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/movie-reviews/hamid/movie-review/68411101.cms

Age Limit: U/A

Awards: MAMI Mumbai Film Festival, Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Palm Springs International Film Festival,New York Indian Film Festival, Dharamshala International Film Festival, Uk Asian Film Festival (Opening film, Best film, Best Actor) Rajasthan International Film Festival (Best director, Best Actor), International Film Festival of South Asia, Smile International Film Festival for Children and Youth, Malta India Film Festival, Kala Ghoda Arts Festival.