Award winning film ‘Alif – ladna nahi padhna zaroori hai,’ narrated by Jaya Bachchan, will be releasing in India on 3rd February 2017. The film is written and directed by Zaigham Imam and produced by Pawan Tiwari and Zaigham Imam.
Alif is a movie about a father, his son and his ambition to make him a doctor. His fight with the orthodox seminary education and his fellow neighbors. The film stars Neelima Azeem, Danish Hussain, Bhavna Pani, Simala Prasad, Pawan Tiwari, Aditya Om and child artist – Mohammad Saud and Ishaan Kaurav.Alif was world premiered in Australia’s famous Indian International film festival of Queensland in November and it has been screened in many well-known universities of India. Recently, the film was showcased in Aligarh Muslim University where it has been greatly applauded. The film won Best Screenplay and Best child artist award in Bioscope Global film festival.
Other credits include: cinematographer – Dipak Nayak, music – Aman Pant, editor – Prakash Jha, creative producer – Abhay Chabbra, costume – Nivya Chabbra, sound designer – Kailash Singh and art director – Sumit Mishra.