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Archive for April, 2010

Who is a Muhammadi?

Posted on Apr 22, 2010 10:05:20 PM

I was interacting with someone today on chat and was asked ‘who is a Muhammadi?’ Like most questions this question too can open up several avenues of discussion. I know what he meant and I told him what I thought… Read the rest of this entry »

5 new films to be released soon…

Posted on Apr 16, 2010 03:14:04 PM

I am back…. and just finished replying to the couple of hundred emails waiting for me (while trying to avoid the thousand spam mail trying to sell me viagra). It’s time for a quick update on what I am doing next.

Well, I am excited… Excited because I am working on some really cool projects and I will let you take a visual peek as soon as I get something shot.  I am excited because the projects that I am working on have great depth and mood and there is plenty of room to try out new ways to portray who we are and also new ways to portray our love for the greatest creation of all – Muhammad e Mustafa Sallallaho Alayhe Wa Aalehi Wa Sallam.

Below is a brief summary of some of the projects underway. The projects may not be released in the order in which they are listed below as some projects are longer than others and the order of their release may be quite different from what you see below. Here are the projects:

1. The first film is a terrifying one that focuses on the act of Namaz/Salah and the result of ignoring namaz in afterlife.  Another issue touched upon is modesty in dressing. The sets for this film are done and so are the props etc. From the looks of the set and props this is beginning to look like the scariest film I have ever made….

This is a project of dear brother Zamir Afzal of who has been a pioneer in doing projects that attempt to change the way we live our day to day practical lives. He is a practical man and believes that his films should make a real and practical difference in people’s lives. His mission is to use the medium of films to bring people closer to Deen-e-Muhammadi Sallallaho Alayhe Wa Aalehi Wa Sallam. His earlier film ‘Aik Mauqa’ (Click here to watch it online) evoked a tremendous response from world audiences and the current film is looking like it’s going to break all previous records… May Allah reward him for his efforts. And May Allah reward all his friends and supporters who have contributed their funds to make this film a reality.

2. The second project that I am working on is a highly emotional story that I am doing for Read the rest of this entry »