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Shama Zaidi

Shama Zaidi is a writer and art director, known for The Seventh Horse of the Sun (1992), Hari-Bhari (2000) and The Chess Players (1977). See full bio »

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Hari-Bhari Writer
The Chess Players
Sardari Begum
Sardari Begum Writer


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 2015 Jaanisaar (screenplay)
 2014 Zubaan-e-Ishq (TV Series)
 2002 Devi Ahilya Bai (screenplay)
 2000 Hari-Bhari (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1996 Sardari Begum (additional screenplay) / (dialogue)
 1994 Mammo (additional screenplay & dialogue)
 1992 The Seventh Horse of the Sun (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1988 Bharat Ek Khoj (TV Series) (1988)
 1987 Susman (dialogue) / (script)
 1985 Trikal (Past, Present, Future) (dialogue)
 1983 Mandi (screenplay)
 1983 Arohan (screenplay)
 1981 Umrao Jaan (screenplay and dialogue)
 1980 The Famine (screenplay)
 1977 The Chess Players (dialogue)
 1974 Scorching Winds (story and screenplay)
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