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|Born||Jamshed Mahmood Raza|
March 7th, 1972
|🏡 Residence||Karachi, Pakistan|
|🎓 Alma mater||Art Center College of Design|
💵 Salary :
|📆 Years active||1998–present|
|Notable work||O21, Moor, Zinda Bhag (film) Associate producer.|
Jami, watching Star Wars in 1977, knew he was hooked to the passion of cinema, and he studied film at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena in the United States. In 1998 returned to his home, Karachi and formed the production company azadfilm.
Jami's directorial debut "Pal do Pal" changed the landscape for music videos in Pakistan. Since then he has done numerous award winning, critically acclaimed videos for pop bands and singers including Strings, Faakhir, Atif Aslam, Ali Zafar, Fusion - Shafqat Amanat Ali, Ali Azmat and Hadiqa Kiyani.
Jami ventured into commercials in 2002 and there too carved a niche for him, making high impact ad films for some of the biggest brands in the country including Unilever, P&G, Nokia, Tang, Nestle, Sony Ericsson, Motorola and Standard Chartered Bank among many others
A strong portfolio spanning many styles, genres and techniques - Jami is a believer in purity and simplicity. His films are a reflection of his personality – sensitive, clear, cutting edge, experimental, creative and soulful – elevating reality to art.
Jami is also the founder of film production house namely Azad Film Company.
|Bum Phata||Ali Azmat|
|Ab Khud Kuch Karna Parega||Strings (band) and Atif Aslam|
|Iss Baar Milo||Hadiqa Kiani|
|Chaye Chaye||Strings (band)|
|Pal Do Pal||Najam Sheraz|
|2014||O21||Urdu||Shaan Shahid, Ayub Khoso, Iman Ali|
|2015||Moor||Urdu, Pashto||Hameed Sheikh, Samiya Mumtaz, Ayaz Samoo, Nayyar Ejaz, Soniya Hussain, Eshita Mehboob Syed||Pakistan's official entry to 88th Academy Awards|
|TBA||Downward Dog ||Urdu, English||Sajid Hasan |
Awards and nominations
|2015||Lux Style Awards||O21||Best Film Director||Nominated|
Winner Best Director and Best Picture MOOR Lux awards
- Bilal Lashari
- Shoaib Mansoor
- Athar & Bilal
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- "Sajid Hasan: The best is yet to come". The Express Tribune. 27 June 2015.
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