Basic info
  1. Director: Hansal Mehta
  2. Country: India; Year: 2012; Language: Hindi; Runtime: 129 min; Color: Color
  3. Studio: Bohra Bros Production Pvt.; Anurag Kashyap Films;
  4. Writer: Sameer Gautam Singh, Hansal Mehta; Cinematographer: Anuj Dhawan; Editor: Apurva Asrani; Composer: Karan Kulkarni
  5. Cast: Rajkummar Rao, Prabhleen Sandhu, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Baljinder Kaur, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Kay Kay Menon
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. (
Interesting links
  1. Review on Firstpost
  2. Review by Anupama Chopra
  3. Review by Rajeev Masand
  4. Review by Rachel Saltz in The New York Times
Where to watch/buy?
  1. Watch on Youtube with English Subtitles