Mah e mir – 2017

Show Title: Mah e mir
Competition Feature
Monday, April 3, 8:50 PM


Mah e mir
Director: Anjum Shahzad
146 min

Inspired by the work of Mir Taqi Mir, the first classical master of Urdu poetry; the story follows the struggle of a contemporary poet and draw parallels with events in MIR’s life. His conflict with the royal court, his romance with a courtesan, his ideals of bringing Urdu poetry to the people in the street and his eventual madness in full moon, all reflected in his poetry.