Mir Sarwar

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Mir Sarwar
Born
Mohammad Sarwar Mir

ResidenceMumbai, India
OccupationActor
Years active2001–present

Mir Sarwar [1] is an Indian actor, who has appeared in several Bollywood films.[2]

Career[edit]

He started his career in 1999 as a model and then switched to the theatre in Delhi and later on worked with several renowned directors M K Raina and Bapi Bose in Delhi. He was part of three National School of Drama workshops as well. He would travel to Mumbai for meetings and look tests. He moved to Mumbai permanently in late 2014, before getting an opportunity to be a part of two high-profile films, Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015) and Phantom (2015 film) (2015). In the former, he played the father of the lost Pakistani girl Shahida, who is guided by Salman Khan's character back to Pakistan.[3] Sarwar also worked on the production of Kashmir Daily, a self-financed Kashmiri film venture, for a period of four years. The actor also is involved in making Kashmiri films and contributes to the industry's projects without charging a fee in order to encourage film making among residents of the area.[4][5] Mir has recently Directed a Film BED NO.17 in Srinagar and the film will be screened in several film festivals.[6]

In 2017, Sarwar worked on the production of Mani Ratnam's Tamil film Kaatru Veliyidai (2017) and shot for the film in Hyderabad and Ladakh.[7][8] He successfully auditioned for the film, with date clashes meaning he opted out of his role in Naam Shabana (2017) for the opportunity.[9] His recent movie is Laila Majnu (2018) A film By Imtiyaz Ali filmed in Kashmir. He is working on some of the project's right now. Kedarnath is releasing on 7 December and Kesari on 21 March 2019. [10]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2015 Bajrangi Bhaijaan Rauf Hindi
Phantom Sajid Mir
2016 Dishoom Hadeed
Dil Patang
2017 Jolly LLB 2 Inspector Beigh
Jagga Jasoos Shooter
Kaatru Veliyidai Muzaffar Khan Tamil
Daddy Samaad Khan Hindi
Poster Boys
Ittefaq
2016 The End Michael / Kashmiri
Bose: Dead/Alive Rehmat Khan/Talwar English, Hindi
2018 Kashmir Daily Hussain Durrani Hindi,
Kashmiri
Half Widow Khalid Urdu,
Kashmiri
Aiyaary Lt.Col Hari Nath Hindi
Bioscopewala Zadran
Gaalib Nazir Ahmed Filming
Lateef to Laden Crush India
Kedarnath (film) Bashir
2019 Kesari Khan Masud
2019 Notebook

References[edit]

  1. ^ "In Conversation with Sarwar, 'The Industry is a Cakewalk'". The Moviean. 2018-03-09.
  2. ^ "Bio-Feature: Sarwar". harmukhnews.com. Retrieved 21 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Bollywood offers a more serene destination for talents from Kashmir". mid-day.com. 2017-03-19. Retrieved 21 April 2017.
  4. ^ Naqash, Rayan. "Against the odds, a movie about Kashmir by Kashmiris with the message 'If I can, so can't others'". scroll.in. Retrieved 21 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Kashmiri film chronicling a journalist's fight against drug abuse screened in Srinagar". hindustantimes.com. 20 March 2017. Retrieved 21 April 2017.
  6. ^ "'Bed No.17' to head for int'l film festivals". 2018-06-18.
  7. ^ "Mani Ratnam's energy level very inspiring: Mir Sarwar". indiatvnews.com. 2017-03-16. Retrieved 21 April 2017.
  8. ^ "Mir Sarwar in Kaatru Veliyidai". deccanchronicle.com. 11 February 2017. Retrieved 21 April 2017.
  9. ^ "Left Naam Shabana for Kaatru Veliyidai : Mir Sarwar". newindianexpress.com. Retrieved 21 April 2017.
  10. ^ "'Kesari' is an upcoming Indian period war drama film based on the Battle of Saragarhi". 2018-09-12.