Private Project

GUL

It is a very well known fact that violence is one of the harsh factor in the society which has no religion or language. Violence as we all know erodes the basic pillars of humanity. It is also the main reason for leaving the children as orphans and helpless resulting in their trauma. As such they lose the carefree innocence that is their birthright. The haunting demons of memory wreak frightful vengeance on their frail psyche. They are trapped in the frightened whirlpool, which gives them the utter pain.

This story revolves around the emotional bond between two central characters. Boy names ‘Gul’ who is victim of the senseless violence and women who is a writer by profession. It is a story about the emotional distress of numerous children like Gul who have become the victims. The story takes turn when a lady writer arrives in his village. The lady is kind to Gul and Gul also takes a liking for her. He sees the image of his mother in her and has vision that it is his mother who is showering her love on him.

  • Gul Reyaz
    Director
  • Noor Shah
    Writer
  • Gul Reyaz
    Writer
  • Gul Reyaz
    Producer
  • Snober
    Key Cast
    Meem Sahab
  • Master Sajid
    Key Cast
    Gul
  • Gul Reyaz
    Key Cast
    Master ji
  • Zamir Ashai
    Key Cast
    Chowkidaar Baba
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    29 minutes 49 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 21, 2014
  • Country of Origin:
    India
  • Country of Filming:
    India
  • Language:
    Urdu
  • Shooting Format:
    HD
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • 20th Kolkata international film festival
    Kolkata, India
    November 16, 2014
    World premiere
    Screeining only
  • 3rd Delhi International Film Festival
    New Delhi, India
    December 23, 2014
    Delhi Premiere
    Best Indian Short Film Award
  • 7th Jaipur International Film Festival 2015
    Jaipur Rajisthan, India
    February 2, 2015
    Rajisthan , Premiere
    Nominated in the International category
  • oficial selection in 3rd Darbangha International film festival
    Darbangha, India
    February 20, 2015
    Bihar, India Premiere
  • official selection, Allahabad International film festival of Parayag
    Allahabad India
    February 26, 2015
    Utter Pradesh Premiere
    Special Jury Award
  • official selection, Kochi International film festival
    Eranakulam, Kochin
    February 27, 2015
    Kochin, India
    Nominated
  • Hamirpur Film Festival
    Hamirpur
    March 28, 2015
    Himachal Pradesh, India
    Screening only
  • Ideal Film Lovers Forum
    Trivindrum
    March 31, 2015
    Kerala, India
    Nominated
  • Jammu Kashmir international Festival
    Srinagar
    Srinagar, Kashmir
    festival postphoned due to kashmir floods
  • 5th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival of India
    New Delhi, India
    April 30, 2015
    Special Festival Mention, Award of Execellence
  • 4th National Film Festival of Collage of Film & Mass com.
    Allahabad India
    April 30, 2015
    Top 5 Films
  • Special Screening at Kashmir World Film Festival 2017
    Srinagar
    India
    Special Screening
  • Saran International Film Festival 2019
    Chapra, Bihar
    India
    December 3, 2019
    Special Screening
    Special Screening Award
Director Biography - Gul Reyaz

Gul Reyaz is first Kashmiri Award winning Filmmaker and Actor. Gul Reyaz rose from humble origins by starting his career as a stage artist where he subsequently ended up directing certain award winning serials, Plays & Tele films for different channels of Doordarshan. He has directed more than 60 Television Serials, 26 documentaries, 3 Tele-films & 6 stage plays and received many honors & appreciations. He has directed a documentary film for Douglas University of Canada “Paradise in Haze”
He has won lot of acclaim and appreciation for his short film “Gul” which has been screened in most of states of the country and also in Spain, West Amazon. He was awarded best filmmaker of Kashmir in 2015, by Kashmir News Network. Besides, he has been recipient of 12 awards & 17 nominations for his famous short film ‘GUL’ . He was awarded ‘A’ top by National School of Drama for 45 days theatre workshop.
Gul Reyaz is also Member of Jury for Kashmir Got Talent 2015, by Pace Production & University of Kashmir, Member of selection committee for 8th, 9th, & 10th Jaipur international film festival 2016, 17 &18, Member of Jury for 2nd , 3rd & 4th international Film Festival of Prayag 2016, 17, 18-19
Dynamic, Creative Filmmaker, with ability to envision the genesis of a creative idea and manage conceptual projects successfully from beginning to end, Gul Reyaz has made a mark in the J&K film fraternity through his sheer hard work resourcefulness and innovative, producing inspiring works. Gul is a high impact contributor with outstanding time management and interpersonal skills.
FILMOGRAPHY:
1. Basohli Documentary Film in Kashmiri (2001)
2. Dharay Pahari Tele-film (2003-04)
3. Rasul Mir Urdu Short Film` (2012)
4. Khaab Kashmiri Short Film (2012)
5. Sawaloon Ke Ghere Main Tele Film for MHA (2012-13)
5.Paradise in Haze Documentary film in English (2017)
As independent Filmmaker
1. GUL Urdu Short film 2014
2. ABYSMAL (Unending) Fiction 2016-17
Documentary Film ready to release
1.The Hope of Tomorrow December 2018
Upcoming films
1.The admirers of the Nation Documentary film 2019
Under Production
1.SHUSHUR The Frozen Time Feature Film in Urdu/Kashmiri

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