Farhan Alam (Artist)

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Farhan Alam is a Pakistani film director. Farhan Alam's movie name is a Saawan. Pakistani movie saawan is Based on the true story of a disabled child, the film carries the message of humanity and hope.[1]  Farhan Alam 

Title Description
Name: Farhan Alam
In Urdu: فرحان عالم
Famous As: Film director
Nationality: Pakistani
Film Debut: Saawan
Residence: Karachi
Religion: Islam
Profession: Director
Height: 5 feet 9 Inch
Awards : 2-Best Foreign Language Film Awards,2-Best Film Awards,1-Best Director Award,1-Best Music Award
Farhan Alam Net Worth: $15 Million
Farhan Alam: Cinematography
Best Foreign Film Award Held: 11th Annual Alexandria Film Festival held in Virginia, USA
Directed: Calendar, Sawaan
Director of Photography for the Famed: Bin Roye
Awarded: Director of Photography and Director
TV Dramas: Dastaan, Malaal, Mera Naseeb, Sanjah and Coke Kahani

Farhan AlamCinematographer Director

Sawan Best Film Award

Sawan Best Film Award

Farhan Alam is a highly awarded director of photography and director. He has been known for his excellence in cinematography. He has directed the film, Calendar. He has also been the director of photography for the famed Bin Roye and several drama serials such as Dastaan, Malaal, Mera Naseeb, Sanjah and Coke Kahani.[2] Cinematographer & Director

Famous Awarded Movie Saawan

Farhan Alam Director

Farhan Alam Director

Famous Director said at the winning award ceremony on social media, I am proud to announce that Saawan has won Best Foreign Film Award at the 11th annual Alexandria Film Festival held in Virginia, USA. Congratulation team Saawan on another win.[3]  Saawan 


  1. 2-Best Foreign Language Film Awards
  2. 2-Best Film Awards
  3. 1-Best Director Award
  4. 1-Best Music Award

Farhans Top Famous Film Saawan

Saawan is a 2017 Pakistani suspense drama film directed by Farhan Alam and produced and written by Mashood Qadri under the production banner of Kalakar Films.

Story Describes

The film tells the story of a disabled child, who is up against all kinds of obstacle and cruelty.


  1. Saleem Mairaj
  2. Syed Karam Abbas
  3. Arif Bahalim
  4. Najiba Faiz
  5. Imran Aslam
  6. Tipu Sharif
  7. Hafeez Ali
  8. Sehrish Qadri
  9. Sohail Malik
  10. Shahid Niazmi
  11. Muhammad Abbas
  12. Danial Yunus
  13. Mehek Zulfiqar
  14. Syed Muhammad Ali
  15. Lt. Gen. S. A. A. Najmi (R)
  16. Liam 


The official trailer of the film was released in early March 2016.The film was shot in the northern region of Pakistan in Gilgit-Baltistan, Skardu, Khaplu and Shigar.[4]  Production 


The film is scheduled for release in 2017 in Pakistan as well as United Arab Emirates, United States, United Kingdom and India under the production banner of Kalakar Films. Rehmat K Fazli, the head of Geo Films in an Interview confirmed that film will in late September 2017.[5]  Release 


The film won 'Best Foreign Language Feature Film' award at the Madrid International Film Festival 2017, Saawan has also been selected at the Social World Film Festival, Italy, where it is nominated for Best Film, Best Director and special prize of the critics award.The film won 'Best Film' and 'Best Director' with Farhan Alam at the Social World Film Festival 2017 in Naples,Italy. The film has been nominated at the Salento International Film Festival.[6]  Awards 

Farhan Alams Favourite Quotes

  1. "Life is nothing but chance and accidents."—Conrad Hall, cinematographer__
  2. "Images, not words, capture feelings in faces; nothing can ruin the atmosphere as easily as too much light."—Sven Nykvist, cinematographer__
  3. "We are affected and defined by light. Light is the most important tool we have to work with, not only as cinematographers, but as people."—Laszlo Kovacs, cinematographer__
  4. Photography is truth. The cinema is truth twenty-four times per second.
  5. "If it can be written, or thought, it can be filmed" Stanley Kubrick.

List of Movies


Title Year Status Character
The Ballad of Stingy Jack 2017 Short completed
Riyasat Mein Riyasat 2016 -
Saawan 2016 -
Bin Roye 2015 cinematography by
Dastaan 2010 TV Series
Calendar 2009 Video short