Firaaq is a 2008 Hindi political thriller film set one month after the 2002 violence in Gujarat, India, and looks at the aftermath in terms of the effects on the lives of everyday people. It claims to be based on "a thousand true stories". Firaaq means both separation and quest in Arabic. The film is the directorial debut of actress Nandita Das, and stars Naseeruddin Shah, Deepti Naval, Paresh Rawal, Raghubir Yadav, Sanjay Suri, Shahana Goswami, Amruta Subhash and Tisca Chopra. The film has largely been well received, both locally and internationally. It won three awards at the Asian Festival of First Films in Singapore in December 2008, the Special Prize at the International Thessaloniki Film Festival, and an award at the Kara Film Festival. The film also won two National Film Awards at 56th National Film Awards.
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Nandita Das
Release Date
Fri Sep, 05 2008

Cast Overview

... Munna
... Grave digger
Shahana Goswami
... Muneera
Nawazuddin Siddiqui
... Hanif (as Nowaz)
Paresh Rawal
... Sanjay

Crew Overview

Rajat Dholakia
... Original Music
Piyush Kanojia
... Original Music
Ravi K. Chandran
... Cinematography
A. Sreekar Prasad
... Film Editor
Gautam Sen
... Art Direction