Dubai Based, Indian Actor Mir Imran has three interests in media, acting, writing & film making
Dubai: 3rd October 2015
Mir Imran is one to look out for in the coming years, a person with creative approach towards life, having expertise in media with specialization in writing, acting & film Making. Originally from Bangalore, India, Imran made Dubai his home about six years ago. He regards his decision of coming to Dubai as blessing in disguise. A banker by profession during the day, Imran is a known figure in media circle in Dubai. After having penned numerous articles for leading newspapers in Dubai, Imran launched his first book ‘Life @ 27’ in Dubai 2 years ago. He regards this as a turning point in his career. Imran has three interests in media, acting, writing & film making.
Acting stint includes acting in theater, ‘Acting in theater has given me immense satisfaction’ at times we used to rehearse till late 2 at night & yet not get tired. It instills a lot of discipline in a person besides improving your acting immensely’ says Imran. He has acted in six hindi plays, a couple of them world famous plays such as ‘Jisne Lahore nahi dekhiya woh jamia hi nahi’ & ‘Juloos’. English play ‘A few good men’ in which Imran played the role of William Santiago was nominated for Times out award in best theatrical production category three years ago. His performances in commercial ads & corporate film include brands names such as Aster medcare & Falcon city of wonders to name a few.
Out of the three interests Imran says ‘film making comes very naturally to me’. The talented lad started making short films four years ago. His first film was ‘Birthdays… a reflection of life’, ‘A superman’s day’ directed for 48 hours film festival won an award in most promising actor categpry. His latest direction is for a short film on teachers. Besides short film Imran has directed music videos ‘Ghar aa ja’ & ‘I am your sunshine’ for dubai based singers which were released in Vox cinemas, Deira city centre, Dubai. Imran’s love for Dubai intrigued him to make his first documentary ‘Beyond Boundaries’ which is about Indians & Pakistanis living in harmony in Dubai. ‘The subject is very close to my heart, more so as it involves real life experiences. This documentary has instilled tremendous confidence in me & has brought me into limelight both in UAE & internationally” says Imran happily.
Some of the nominations & awards Imran has won in last three years include,
48 hours film festivals, award
Gulf international film festival, nomination
Times out award for best theatrical production, nomination
FILUMS film festival, Lahore, Pakistan – Finalist
Jhelum film festival, Bangalore, India – selected
Goa Film Festival, Goa, India – Selected, to be screened
Dada Saheb Phalke award, Pune, India – Participated
Live Online International Film Festival – Screened
World Humanitarian award – Silver award & most favorite film nomination.
His hard work has earned him mention in some of the leading publications in UAE & abroad. Namely Gulf News, Khaleej Times, City Times, Masala magazine, The Gulf Today, Wknd magazine, Film Fare Middle East, Zee TV, Soch TV, 7Days Dubai, Spectrum 7, VK News, Doordarshan , The Rig Dubai & Aao Dosti Karein, Hum tv & few other channels.
Imran can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details on his work please visit his website http://www.mushroommedia.co.in