Khalid Mohamed is an Indian journalist, editor, film critic, screenwriter and film director. He formerly worked for the Hindustan Times and was the lead editor for Filmfare magazine. He is the son of Hindi film actress Zubeida Begum, on whose life he wrote the screenplay of Shyam Benegal's 2001 film, Zubeidaa.
An alumnus of Cathedral and John Connon School Fort, Mumbai, Mohamed has directed four Hindi films. He was hired by the Hindustan Times where he served as the national cultural editor as well as the editor of the supplement HT Cafe. He left the Times in January 2009. Mohamed has only given a few films a 5-star rating. These include Satya (1998) and Slumdog Millionaire (2008).
As director and screenwriter
- Silsiilay, 2005
- Tehzeeb, 2003 Script adopted from Ingmar Bergman's Autumn Sonata (Höstsonaten) 1978
- Tareekh, 2003
- Fiza, 2000
As writer and reporter
- To Be Or Not To Be: Amitabh Bachchan, a biography of Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan
- Khalid Mohamed (2012). Two Mother and Other Stories. Om Books. ISBN 9381607095.
- Khalid Mohamed at the Internet Movie Database
- Khalid Mohamed's reviews for the Hindustan Times
- Khalid Mohamed's Blog on PassionForCinema.
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