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Saeed Akhtar Mirza

Birthdate: 30. June 1943

Saeed Akhtar Mirza is an Indian screenwriter and director in Hindi films and television. He is the maker of notable parallel films such as Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho! , Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyoon Aata Hai , Salim Langde Pe Mat Ro and Naseem , which won two National Film Awards in 1996.He is director of the popular TV serials Nukkad and Intezaar , along with various documentary films on social welfare and cultural activism. He is also a trustee of ANHAD, a Delhi-based NGO working for communal harmony.



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Quotes Saeed Akhtar Mirza

„The demolition of the Babri Masjid was the last straw. Naseem (1995) was almost like an epitaph. After the film, I had really nothing to say. I needed to regain my faith and retain my sanity. So I decided to travel around India and document it on a video camera“

—  Saeed Akhtar Mirza

‘Once again, I feel I have something to say’, Interview, Page 1 http://www.indianexpress.com/news/-Once-again--I-feel-I-have-something-to-say-/471304 Indian Express, Jun 07, 2009.

„I’ve always maintained that it’s easy to make a film on Adolf Hitler. What is difficult is to find out why he struck a chord with the German people; what is the nature of fear, aspiration and identity that he evoked in them that it became Hitler’s Germany.“

—  Saeed Akhtar Mirza

‘Once again, I feel I have something to say’ Interview, Page 2 http://www.indianexpress.com/news/once-again-i-feel-i-have-something-to-say/471304/2 Indian Express, Jun 07, 2009.

„I begin with two memories of my childhood. Don't ask me why, because I do not know. Perhaps because it helps to get things started.“

—  Saeed Akhtar Mirza

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