Shahid

Shahid
  • Movie Director: Hansal Mehta
  • Cast and Crew: Rajkumar Rao, Prabhleen Sandhu, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Kay Kay Menon
  • Releasing Date: October 18, 2013
  • Music Composers: Karan Kulkarni
  • Lyricist: Shelley, Karan Kulkarni
  • Production House: Bohra Bros Production, UTV Spotboy
  • Fun Fact: Rajkumar Rao received a National Award for his role in the movie.
  • Why it Made News: This movie is based on a real-life hero Shahid Azmi who became a symbol for justice.

Shahid is the journey of a human rights activist and criminal lawyer Shahid Azmi who was wrongly imprisoned under an anti-terrorism act and was severely tortured. The film follows the atrocities he had to face and how he becomes a criminal lawyer and fights his own case. The movie is an inspirational journey of how he became a hero for many amidst the communal violence gripping the country.