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Courage for Excellence - Major General Mohammed Amin Naik

Maj Gen Mohd Amin Naik, a Kashmiri Muslim who started his Indian Army career with his passion for Sports, Mountaineering and Engineering, having performed excellently in every task at hand and making efforts to build a better and a stronger India.

From winning Asian Games Bronze Medal to leading a successful Nanda Devi Ecological Mountaineering Expedition, to setting up Army Sports Institute from scratch, to nation building services at Corps of Engineers, Gen Amin excelled as a soldier, his efforts in creating Job prospects in Kashmir to fight militancy, to being the chairman at first learners girls school, to inspiring Kashmiri Youths to join Indian Army, this man has excelled as a human being in trying to give back to the society... Gen Amin is a perfect example of how if a person puts his heart at something, can achieve excellence...

  • Harsh Vardhan Singh
    Khtaah (2009)
  • Harsh Vardhan Singh
  • Mohd Amin Naik
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Television, Web / New Media
  • Genres:
    War, Memoir, Biopic
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 12 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 23, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    1,560 USD
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  • Youtube Release
    New Delhi
    April 23, 2017
Distribution Information
  • Sony Liv
    Country: India
    Rights: Video on Demand, Pay Per View
Director Biography - Harsh Vardhan Singh

- Independent Filmmaker, Paper Weight Entertainment.

- Shorts Films screened at various Film Festivals including the prestigious Cannes Film Festival 2010, Tiburon International Film Festival, Jeevika: Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival, Pocket Films, YourStory Indiepreneur, YES! I am the Change Social Filmmaking Challenge, MOFILM Festival etc.

- Video Production Services & Advertising Consultancy for Clients like TheBetterIndia, Dogsee Chew, XOLO Smartphones, Mahindra Rise, Paisabazaar.com, Metro Wholesale, The Logical Indian etc.

- Featured on various media like CNN-IBN, The Statesman, YourStory.com, Global Citizen's Global Poverty Project, Community Channel UK, IMDb, Biz Asia & Asian Image, Exchange4Media, Kulzy, Forbes, Afaqs!, RED FM, Indian Express, inshorts, India Today etc.

- Finalist Short Film "Awaaz"​ at Global 360 Filmmaking Challenge by Media Trust UK partners with Cannes Chimera & Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, hosted by BBC Newsreader Tina Daheley.

- Mentor, Hurtwood Prize Winner Music Video “Called On” for Irish Band Hudson Taylor.

- Shortlist, Mumbai Mantra Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab 2013.

- Shortlist NFDC Screenwriters Lab 2015 (Romance).

- Winner, Best Documentary Award (EduDoc) at Jeevika 2015: 12th Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival for "Sylvester Bhaiya".

- Personal Mission Winner, Best Documentary, The Stories Lived Online Video Contest 2016.

- Director & Post-Production, "Undefeated - Soldiers of Courage" a Web-Series based on the Indian Army Community with streaming on SonyLiv & PWE Youtube Channel and stacked on Webisoda, MyMovieRack & Stareable.com. Series majorly covered by platforms like MensXp, The Quint, SSBCrack, LifeBeyondNumbers, Kulzy, Hay House India, YouthKiAwaaz, Sheroes etc.

- Worked as Creative (Copywriter) and Films Intern at Lowe Lintas Advertising Agency under Filmmaker R Balki for brands like Hindustan Times, Unilever, ICICI etc.

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Director Statement

"Absolutely not afraid to go boldly where no one has ever gone".