Naseeruddin Shah starrer upcoming film, Mee Raqsam’s trailer has dropped online. The movie has been directed by Baba Azmi & has production by Shabana Azmi. It is a homage to their father & poet Kaifi Azmi and tells the story about a father’s unconditional support for his daughter as he fights religious fundamentalism & patriarchy in the her daughter’s pursuit of classical dance.
In the trailer of Mee Raqsam, Danish Hussain is shown playing the father who wants his daughter to learn Bharatnatyam but he faces opposition from the community. Naseeruddin Shah plays the role of an intimidating community leader who warns the father of breaking rules that they should abide to. Danish is seen supporting his daughter no matter how much the neighbours and the society mock him for disrespecting his religion. He was of the opinion that his religion cannot be hurt by his child’s desire to dance.
Take a look at the trailer:
Now, let’s talk about the film.
In a statement Shabana Azmi said:
It is the first film I am presenting and is a homage to our father Kaifi Azmi who was one of the torch bearers of India’s composite culture which the film celebrates. It is an inspiring tale about a father standing resolutely behind his young daughter’s desire to dance. In these dark times, Mee Raqsam offers hope and elevates the soul.
The movie casts Naseeruddin Shah, Danish Husain, Aditi Subedi & Shraddha Kaul in the prominent roles. This ZEE5 original movie will premiere on the OTT platform on August 21, 2020.
Take a look at the whole cast list of the movie:
- Shradha Kaul
- Naseeruddin Shah
- Rakesh Chaturvedi Om
- Danish Husain
- Juhaina Ahsan
- Aditi Subedi
- Namrata Goyal
- Kaustubh Shukla
- Ruturaj Jadhav
- Aryan Iqbal
- Vikas Kumar Yadav