Shahzad Kashmiri (Urdu: شہزاد كشميري) is a Pakistani television and film director, cinematographer and producer.

Shahzad Kashmiri
Years active2000–present

Kashmiri is best known for his work as a cinematographer in Hum TV drama serials such as Humsafar, Bilqees Kaur, Maat, Mata-e-Jaan Hai Tu, Zard Mausam, and as a director in Yaqeen Ka Safar, Sabaat and Parizaad. Kashmiri was awarded Hum Honorary Phenomenal Serial Award for his work on Humsafar.[1][2]

Career edit

In 2012, Kashmiri debuted as a television director and directed critically acclaimed drama series including Dil-e-Muztar (2013), Alvida (2015) and Maana Ka Gharana (2015-2016) and went onto receive Best Director Drama Serial nomination at 2nd Hum Awards for Dil-e-Muztar.[3][4]

In 2015, Kashmiri co-directed Bin Roye as his feature film debut.[5][6] The film became the third highest-grossing film of Pakistan.[7] Kashmiri received Best Film Director nomination at 15th Lux Style Awards.[8][9]

Filmography edit

Television serials edit

Year Title Director Cinematographer Producer Network
2011 Maat   Hum TV
2012 Mata-e-Jaan Hai Tu  
Bilqees Kaur  
Zard Mausam  
Nikhar Gaye Gulab Sare  
Meray Dard Ko Jo Zuban Miley  
Mar Jain Bhi To Kya  
Zindagi Gulzar Hai  
2013 Dil-e-Muztar  
2014 Mere Humdum Mere Dost   Urdu 1
2015 Alvida   Hum TV
Maana Ka Gharana  
2016 Saya-e-Dewar Bhi Nahi  
Bin Roye  
2017 Yaqeen Ka Safar  
2019 Anaa  
2020 Sabaat  
Be Adab  
2021 Parizaad  
2023 Neem  
Nauroz     Green Entertainment

Films edit

Year Title Director
2015 Bin Roye  

Awards and nominations edit

Hum Awards edit

Year Ceremony Category Project Result
2013 2nd Hum Awards Best Director Drama Serial Dil-e-Muztar Nominated
2022 8th Hum Awards Critics' Choice Awards - Best Director Parizaad Won

Lux Style Awards edit

Year Ceremony Category Project Result
2016 15th Lux Style Awards[10] Best Film Director Bin Roye Nominated
2022 21st Lux Style Awards[11] Best TV Director Parizaad

References edit

  1. ^ "Hum award Winners List". Daily Mail (Pakistan). 16 March 2013. Archived from the original on 14 October 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Hum Honors cast and crew of mega-hit Humsafar". Dawn News. 16 March 2013. Retrieved 26 March 2013.
  3. ^ "2014 Hum TV Awards". Lifestyle. 8 March 2014. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Servis 2nd Hum Awards". Aymen Naseem. ShowbizPak. 8 March 2014. Retrieved 7 March 2014.
  5. ^ "Premiere chatter: Here's what people are saying about Bin Roye". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  6. ^ Ansari, Hasan (28 June 2015). "How five directors helmed Bin Roye". The Express Tribune.
  7. ^ "Jawani Phir Nahi Breaks All Time Worldwide Record In Pakistan". BOD. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  8. ^ "Nominees for the LUX Style Awards 2016 have been announced and for many designers, directors, musicians and stars, it's going to be a very joyous Eid". correspondent. Dawn News. 30 May 2016. Retrieved 31 May 2016.
  9. ^ Rehman, Maliha (30 May 2016). "All eyes are, inevitably, on the Lux Style Awards (LSAs). Other awards ceremonies may take place, generating plenty of media mileage with star-studded, grandiose events. But there's something about the LSAs that's different". Dawn News. Retrieved 31 May 2016.
  10. ^ "What went down at the Lux Style Awards 2016". Dawn Images. 3 August 2016.
  11. ^ "LSA 2022: And the nominees are". 23 November 2022.

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