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Directed by Shlok Sharma
Produced by Guneet Monga
Anurag Kashyap
Feroze Alameer
Starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Shweta Tripathi
Music by Jasleen Royal
Distributed by Indian Film Studios
Release date
  • 13 January 2017 (2017-01-13)
Country India
Language Hindi
Box office est. 1.41 crore[1]

'Haraamkhor' is a 2017 Indian Hindi film directed by Shlok Sharma.[2][3][4] The film stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Shweta Tripathi.[5][6] The First look of Haramkhor was out on 8 March 2015.[7] Jasleen Royal is the music composer of the film. The film was shot in just 16 days.[8] In April 2015, a FIR was registered against director Shlok Sharma on a complaint by Balbharati, Maharashtra’s textbook bureau, objecting to striking similarities between its logo and promotion scenes from Haraamkhor.[9] Haraamkhor was premiered in 15th annual New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF)[10][11] and Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA). Nawazuddin Siddiqui received the Best Actor award for the film at the New York Indian Film Festival.[12]


  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Shyam Tekchand, teacher
  • Shweta Tripathi as Sandhya, school student
  • Trimala Adhikari as Sunita, Shyam's wife
  • Mohd Samad as Mintu, Sandhya’s classmate
  • Irfan Khan as Kamal, Sandhya’s classmate
  • Harish Khanna as Raghuvir Singh, Police Inspector, Sandhya's father

Critical reception[edit]

Mayank Bharara of ShowBiz-BizAsia rated the film 7 out of 10 stars. Bharara praised the actors' performances as engaging, but noted that the film "has a tendency to get monotonous."[13][14]


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