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Gorky’s “My Childhood” Describes My Story – Inaamulhaq

Who can forget the character of Major Khalaf Bin Zayed in superhit movie “Airlift” Inaamulhaq, who hails from Saharanpur, a small town in UP, is no novice. Before acting in “Airlift”, Inaamul was seen as an actor in movies like “Firaaq”,“Filmistaan”. An alumnus of prestigious National School of Drama, Inaamulhaq started his career as a writer for TV shows. His first Major role in a feature film was, as the Pakistani national Aaftab, in Nitin Kakkar’s National Award winner Filmistaan (2012) for which he got several awards like “Best Actor in a Supporting Role at “Big Life OK Now Awards”, Best Actor in a Supporting Role at “21st Annual Screen Awards”, Best Actor in a Supporting Role at “IBNLive Movie Awards 2015”.


He also got applause for his short film ‘The Search” being nominated for the Best Film Award in the short film competition category in “Berlin Asia-Pacific Film Festival-2006”.


With very interesting projects Inaamulhaq has his hands full these days. Bollywoodirect got a chance to talk to him about his cinema journey, aspirations and experience.


Q: A small- town guy slowly made his name in Indian cinema. It seems like an interesting story. How did it all start? Please tell us about your journey.


A: The story of my life has been interesting as well as full of happenings. I was born in a remote village near Saharanpur district in Uttar Pradesh. Since my childhood, I have lived 3 different lives till now…..

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