Kashmiri filmmakers short film ‘Who Dies’ screened at ‘New York Peace Film Festival’

Srinagar: A Kashmir based Bollywood actor & director, Shahnawaz Baqal alias Rufy Khan’s short film ‘Who Dies’ has been screened at the New York Peace Film Festival (NYPFF).

In “Who Dies”, Shahnawaz Baqal, an International Award winning talent, plays an army man who deals with a Kashmiri militant whom he meets in a Kashmiri house. The story revolves around an army man & a militant and how they both deal with the situation, Rufy Khan said.

Last month, the film was screened at 10th “Film Saaz International Film Festival”. The film also won best film award in prestigious Kala Ghoda film festival 2017.

Besides, the film was awarded best film on current issue in India’s most prestigious Jaipur International Film Festival, 2017.

The film was also officially selected in Don Bosco Youth Film Festival 2017 to compete among 10 top films of India.

Shahnawaz said, “I am feeling honored to have been called at an International film festival like this one. My film has been shortlisted and screened at an International level. And that itself is a big reward. It’s a privilege to be honored with such an overwhelming recognition.”


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