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Naseem - A film by Saeed Akhtar Mirza in 1995

31 August 2013

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Saeed Akhtar Mirza’s 1995 film Naseem.

The delicate relationship between a 15-year-old girl and her grandfather is used to describe how the growing political tensions between Muslems and Hindus in 1992 led to the destruction of a medieval Muslim mosque and subsequently, violent rioting in the streets of Bombay