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Mir Sarwar


Mohammad Sarwar Mir is an Indian actor, who has appeared in Hindi and a few Tamil films including Kesari, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, and Jolly LLB 2.


Mir Sarwar started his career with renowned directors M K Raina and Bapi Bose in Delhi. He was part of three National School of Drama workshops. He moved to Mumbai permanently in late 2014, before being cast in two high-profile films, Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015) and Phantom (2015). In the former, he played the father of the lost Pakistani girl Shahida, who is guided by Salman Khan's character back to Pakistan.


Sarwar also worked on the production of Kashmir Daily, a self-financed Kashmiri film venture. He is involved in making Kashmiri films and contributes to the industry's projects without charging a fee in order to encourage filmmaking among local residents. 


 Mir has recently Directed a Film BED NO.17 in Srinagar and the film will be screened in several film festivals. In 2017, Sarwar worked on the production of Mani Ratnam's Tamil film Kaatru Veliyidai (2017) and shot for the film in Hyderabad and Ladakh. He successfully auditioned for the film, with date clashes meaning he opted out of his role in Naam Shabana (2017) for the opportunity.


Kedarnath was released on 7 December 2018. In 2019 he appeared in the films Kesari, Notebook, and Hamid.  After Kesari, Panipat, Chanakya, Jai Hind, Pawan Putra, and some web series like The Family Man, Bard of Blood, Bhram, and Special Ops released.


Mir Sarwar played the protagonist in Half Widow, Kashmir Daily, and Lihaaf. He played the negative lead in Dharma Productions' Kesari (2019). Recently Mir Sarwar wrote and directed the prayer song "Ya Khuda" during the COVID-19 lockdown, which had most of the veteran actors on J&K.