The Stain

Day in day out, Haleem gets to know his place as a clothes washer, the lowest social class possible. When his son Saleem mistakenly ruins a shop owner’s shirt, Haleem is beaten for it. Saleem refuses to accept the injustice any longer, but people cannot escape from his social class.

  • Munzir Naqvi
    Director
  • Munzir Naqvi
    Writer
  • Munzir Naqvi
    Producer
  • Muttalib Naqvi
    Producer
  • Mukesh Bhatt
    Key Cast
    Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Dabang, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo
  • Sri Prakash Bajpai
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    دھبا
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 52 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 31, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    India
  • Country of Filming:
    India
  • Language:
    Urdu
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • International Festival on Short Films on Culture & Tourism
    Jaipur
    India
    March 28, 2017
    India Premiere
  • New York Indian Film Festival
    New York
    United States
    May 1, 2017
    US Premiere
  • Indian Film Festival Stuttgart
    Stuttgart
    Germany
    July 21, 2017
    European Premiere
Director Biography - Munzir Naqvi

From a cricket pitch in a dusty town of North India to a film studio in the city of dreams, Mumbai.
Munzir Naqvi born in Lucknow in 1985 but from last 10 years, he is editing film promos for various T.V channels and studios in Mumbai.
But one day he realizes that, editing is not his cup of tea, So he left the job wrote a script and make the short film ‘The Stain.’

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