Rajkumar Rao Won National Film Awards for best Actor for this Film.
Director: Hansal Mehta
Writers: Sameer Gautam Singh (screenplay), Sameer Gautam Singh
Stars: Rajkummar Rao, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Baljinder Kaur
Runtime: 2h 9min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Released: 18 October 2013
Storyline: Shahid traces the true story of slain human rights activist and lawyer Shahid Azmi. From attempting to become a terrorist to being wrongly imprisoned under a draconian anti-terrorism law to becoming a criminal lawyer Shahid traces the inspiring personal journey of a boy who became an unlikely messiah for human rights while following the rise of communal violence in India. This story of an impoverished Muslim struggling to come to terms with injustice, inequality and rising above his circumstances is an inspiring testament to the human spirit.