Mir Sarwar

Biography of

Mir Sarwar

He started his career in 1999 as a model and then switched to the theatre in Delhi and later on worked with several directors[who?] and groups[which?] 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). In the former, he played the father of the lost Pakistani girl Shahida, who is guided by Salman Khan's character back to Pakistan. 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 short films and contributes to the industry's projects without charging a fee in order to encourage filmmaking among residents of the area. Mir has recently Directed a Film BED NO.17 in Srinagar and the film will be screened in several Film FestivalsIn 2017, Sarwar worked on the production of Mani Ratnam's Tamil film Kaatru Veliyidai (2017) and shot for the film in Hyderabad and Ladakh. He successfully auditioned for the film, with date clashes meaning he opted out of his role in Naam Shabana (2017) for the opportunity. 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 30th November and Kesari on 21st March 2019.

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Date of Birth:
19 February 1977
Gender:
Male
Country:
India

2018-09-07