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Film Screening and Discussion

with Film Director Dakxin Chhara and Producer Viren Gamande: 



5-00:30 pm; 17th of November 2017

Seligman Library, 6th floor, Old Building, LSE

  Department of Anthropology

Programme of Research on Inequality and Poverty

London School of Economics and Political Science


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SAMEER is a critically acclaimed political thriller directed by Dakxin Chhara. Starring Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub Khan, Subrat Dutta, Anjali Patil, Chinmay Mandlekar, Seema Biswas.

After world premieres as part of the Offical Selections at the New York Indian Film Festival and the Charlotte Film Festival, and a release across India from September 2017, join us for the London Premiere of Sameer,

A unique opportunity to meet and hear from Director Dakxin Chhara and Producer Viren Ghamande. The event will be chaired and introduced by Alice Tilche.


When one after another serial bomb blasts shake the southern city of Hyderabad, a special Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) team lead by officer DESAI try to track down suspect YASIN DARJI behind the blast. Once the team reaches the tip off location they arrest the accused and take him to a special branch in Ahmedabad for further investigation, only to find out that they actually have got the wrong person and the guy they have arrested is SAMEER. Now this error needs to fixed and the higher authorities, instead of leaving him scot free, decide to send him as a mole and bargain his freedom.

Now SAMEER must act as a mole in sync with the ATS and find YASIN DARJI before he strikes again and kills many more innocent people. ATS also joins other hands and 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 will again YASIN will be two steps ahead of them to take his final revenge from the state?

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