Dakxin Chhara’s upcoming film Sameer features a stellar cast comprised of Zeeshan Ayub (of Raanjhana, Raees fame), Anjali Patil (of Mirzya, Newton fame) and Subrat Dutta (Talaash). Back in 2008, filmmaker Dakxin Chhara set out with a camera to capture the devastating scene of the series of 21 bomb blasts that had shaken the city of Ahmedabad. That particular incident and meeting the victims made him take the decision to bring this important story on screen.
Director Dakxin Chhara, says "In this day and age, it is a sad fact that terrorist attacks have become a part of our daily lives. Sameer is a powerful story about the brutal reality of our times, a gripping tale of how terror can take over the lives of ordinary citizens."
Sameer, presented by Nomad Movies Pvt Ltd, is slated for its theatrical release across India in September 2017.
When one after another serial bomb blasts shakes southern city of Hyderabad, a special ATS team lead by officer DESAI to track down suspect YASIN DARJI behind the blast. Once team reaches to the tip off location they arrests the accuse and take him to special branch in Ahmedabad of further investigation only to find out that they actually have got a wrong person and the guy they have arrested is SAMEER. Now this error needs to fix and the higher authorities instead of leaving him, scot-free decides to send him as mole and bargain his freedom.
Now SAMEER must act as mole in sync with ATS and find YASIN DARJI before he strikes again and kills many more innocent people. ATS also joins other hand also gets in touch with journalist and activist ALIA IRADE . From here the chase begins to Catch YASIN by SAMEER, DESAI and ALIA will they able to stop him and save innocent lives or again YASIN will be two steps ahead of them to take his final revenge from the state.
Zeeshan Mohammed Ayyubas Sameer
Best known for his role in Raanjhanaa, Tanu Weds Manu Returns, No One Killed Jessica and Shahid.Also a part of Umesh Shukla’s All Is Well starring Abhishek Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor, Kabir Khan’s Phantom starring Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif and Rahul Dholakia's Raees starring Shah Rukh Khan.
Subrat Duttaas Desai, ATS Dy. Chief
Subrat is an alumnus of National School of drama, New Delhi and has trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama, London. He is winner of the Best Actor Award at the Cairo Film Festival 2009 for the Hindi film "Madholal Keep Walking". In the 2006, he won the Indian Completion Award for the Bengali Film "Bibar" at the Ocian's Cinefan. Festival of Asian and Arab Cinemas, New Delhi. Surat has acted in around 40 films in Hindi and Bengali. Some of his notable films are , Uttara (winner n Venice), Chaturanga (Winner of Sarajevo), Roar: The Tigers of Sunderban, Talaash, Tevar, The Shaukeens, Bhootnath Returns, Rakta Charitra etc.
Anjali Patilas Alia Irade
An international film and theatre actress, who has earned rave reviews for her work in Delhi in a Day, Chakravyuh and a Sri Lankan film, With You Without You. Has received the Silver Peacock Award for Best Actress at International Film Festival of India, Goa in November 2012 for With You Without You. Starred in the 2013 Telugu film, Na Bangaaru Talli, for which she has received the National Film Award.
Chinmay Mandlekaras Shaheed
A graduate of the National School of Drama, he has written, directed and acted in many successful plays such as Bechaki and Sukhanshi Bhandto Aamhi. He is known for his supporting roles in Tere Bin Laden and Shanghai. He has acted in many Marathi films as well.
Seema Biswasas Mumtaz Khala
An Indian film and theatre actress from Assam, who has a reputation for performing strong character roles. Won the 1996 National Film Award for Best Actress for her role in the film Bandit Queen. Won the 2000 Sangeet Natak Akademi Award and the 2006. Best Actress Genie Award for her role as Shakuntala in Deepa Mehta’s Water.
Manoj Shahas Bahubali Mehta
An Indian actor (as well as a legal representaive) prominently known for his work in Ship of Theseus, What’s Your Raashee? and The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey. He’s a renown theatre practitioner and has directed a number of plays
Master Shubham Bajrangeas Rocket
A debut film as a child actor, he is passionate and full of energy on sets. Watch out for him in film Sameer.
- DirectorDakxin Chhara
- Story, Screenplay and DialogKaran Vyas
- Director of PhotographyGargey Trivedi
- EditorAshish Mayur Shah
- Sound Design & MixBaylon Fonseca
- Background ScoreSharaaz Khan
- Background Score ComposedAsad Khan
- LyricsPiyush Mishra, Vipin Hero, Neeraj Rajawat
- Playback SingersSwanand Kirkire, Aman Trikha, Pankaj Awasthi, Vipin Hero
- Music DirectorPankaj Awasthi
- Publicity DesignRajesh Ghadigaonkar
- ProducersBankim Tamaychi, Viren Ghamande, Manish Patel, Dakxin Chhara