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Shahid (2012)

Not Rated | | Biography, Crime, Drama | 18 October 2013 (India)
The account of Human Rights lawyer Shahid Azmi, an ordinary citizen with an extraordinary commitment to justice.

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Cast

Credited cast:
... Shahid Azmi (as Raj Kumar Yadav)
... Arif
Baljinder Kaur ... Ammi
... Maqbool Menon
... War saab
... Prosecutor More
Shalini Vatsa ... Prosecutor Tambe
Vinod Rawat ... Rafique
Suvinder Pal ... Commander at camp
Pawan Kumar ... Zaheer Sheikh
Vivek Ghamande ... Fahim Khan
Paritosh Sand ... Judge
... Omar Sheikh
Yusuf Husain ... Professor Saxena
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Shahid traces the true story of slain human rights activist and lawyer Shahid Azmi. From attempting to become a terrorist to being wrongly imprisoned under a draconian anti-terrorism law to becoming a criminal lawyer Shahid traces the inspiring personal journey of a boy who became an unlikely messiah for human rights while following the rise of communal violence in India. This story of an impoverished Muslim struggling to come to terms with injustice, inequality and rising above his circumstances is an inspiring testament to the human spirit. Written by Anonymous

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Based On The Life Of One Of The Most Controversial Figures Of Our Time.

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Biography | Crime | Drama

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18 October 2013 (India)  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Rajkummar Rao received a national award (Best Actor) for this movie. See more »

Goofs

During the trial of Zaheer, Shahid refers to the prosecution lawyer as "Mr. Sharma", instead of "Mr. More". This is the name of the actor (Vipin Sharma) and the name of his character is "Mr. More". See more »

Quotes

Shahid: Brother, I want to study the law. I've filled the form.
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits, a 13-minute sequence shows the training session of Shahid Azmi, which was edited out to tighten the story. See more »

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A must watch for those who is sick of bollywood bakwas masala. A very remarkable movie!!!
26 October 2013 | by See all my reviews

Truth is pure, natural and simple. Hansal Mehta's Shahid focus on state of mind of a common man. A man sees the violence and brutality of world and then follows brutal way to end it. But After Realizing that an eye for an eye never earns anything but will leave the whole world blind. He runs away to live a life of man who could give justice to himself and others. Religion has nothing to do with the justice. The one who dies and the one who kills are human. Movie leaves a deep message for us by showing extra ordinary life of an ordinary man.

A must watch for those who is sick of bollywood bakwas masala. A very remarkable movie. All actor has played beautifully in this movie.


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