Thursday, 18 August 2016
3rd Navi Mumbai International Film Festival NMIFF-2016 welcomes the submission of Feature Film "Mahemir" from Pakistan, Directed by Anjum Shahzad.
The movie is inspired by the work of Mir Taqi Mir, the first classical master of Urdu poetry. The story follows the struggle of a contemporary poet and draw parallels with events in MIR's life. His conflict with the royal court, his romance with a courtesan, his ideals of bringing Urdu poetry to the people in the street and his eventual madness in full moon, all reflected in his poetry.