Baraf Paani on World This Morning

World this morning discusses new wave of Pakistani theatre with the cast and producer of Baraf Paani, Hamza Bangash, Hadi bin Arshad and Amtul Baweja. Hosted by Shahzad Khan & Maha Makhdum, produced by Nabeel Tirmazi.

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World View: Meet the Rising Star of Karachi

The Fader

"I love telling stories that challenge people’s preconceptions," says 23-year-old filmmaker Hamza Bangash. "Subvert what they believe to be true by showing the reality of the situation. For example, one of my favorite themes [is] modern-day feminism in Karachi." His debut short is called Badal"

Hamza Bangash in Hip In Pakistan

Hamza Bangash's short film goes to Cannes

"Film maker Hamza Bangash started his career when he was just 19-years-old as a theatre writer and director. Since then the young, ambitious and passionate Pakistani has moved on to directing award winning short films. His film Badal was recently selected to be part of the Short Film Corner program at Cannes Film Festival.

We caught up with Bangash to find out more about Badal, Karachi and what’s next for the promising young film maker..."




Hamza Bangash in The Karachi Voice


Hamza Bangash Films give Karachi a reason to smile whilst showcasing at the Cannes Film Festival

"Hamza Bangash is a talented film maker. He is also Pakistani and above all from Karachi. However, unlike most people from Karachi, Pakistan Hamza will spend this summer on the Côte d'Azur showcasing his short film 'Badal' at the Cannes Film Festival. The Karachi Voice's Art Editor, Musfira Shaffi (who also co-wrote the film 'Badal') sits down to talk the Hamza about the film showing at Cannes as well as another short, 'Smile for Karachi' and dwells a little further into the mind of a colleague, friend and a Pakistani film maker..."