Works

Creative

ACCORDING TO OXFORD DICTIONARY: involving the use of the imagination or original ideas in order to create something.

ACCORDING TO MINISTRY OF FILM: that quality in a film, television programme or video which strikes suddenly against the viewer’s indifference and enlivens their mind to receive a message

Mo the Grass - pilot scene

This pilot scene illustrates the world of the forthcoming comedy feature film, 'Mo the Grass', showing the police interrogation where the hapless Mo meets DCI Barclay at Gatwick Airport.

Thriller Short Film

The above link plays ‘Disorder’, a critically acclaimed short psychological thriller produced, written and directed by Azeem Khan, founder of Ministry of Film.

Drama Short Film

Winner ‘Best Film’ prize at Buffalo-San Film Festival, Ritzy Cinema, London, starring the late BAFTA nominee Saeed Jaffrey OBE and upcoming star Valmike Rampersad. Written, produced and directed by Azeem Khan.

Television Documentary

Soft Target is Azeem Khan's first TV documentary, for ITV. This followed the unlikely and courageous gig of Jeff Mirza, then Britain’s only Asian standup comic, at the hands of a rowdy Essex crowd at the Circus Tavern.

Television Commercial

The TV commercial for "Pepsi Squeezer Bottle" was Azeem Khan's first professional film, produced for OGILVY & MATHER. This TV commercial was boosted by the help of primary school children in Karachi.

Music Promo Video

Music promo video by Azeem Khan for Yusuf's first musical release in 19 years, in 1995, "TALA AL BADRU ALEYNA" (the white moon rose over us), a traditional Arabic Muslim song. Screened on MTV and GMTV.

Conference Video

Entrepreneurs met and discussed their ambitions, and shared their dreams. The venue was the Chrisp Street Exchange in Poplar and the event was held on 21st June 2016, hosted by the East London Small Business Centre.

News

Watching the English

Now crowdfunding a micro-budget £15,000 movie 'Watching the English'. This romantic drama set in London follows Asif, a Pakistani who is young, naive, middle class & on his first trip to the West, who has a steamy affair with Kate, an eccentric and beautiful Englishwoman, but gets more than he bargained for, as heartache, deception and murder result.

'Hidden Colours' feature film drama

'Hidden Colours' is a searing, controversial and visually poetic drama about bi polar disorder. But is the world ready for this film? Azeem Khan and Louisa Juckes, in conjuction with Line Producer David Shanks and Executive Producer Farrukh Dhondy, are working in tandem with leading medical experts on bi polar to realise this exciting script for the big screen. The budget is £1.5m. Funding from the Wellcome Trust is being sought.

Mo the Grass

Azeem Khan's debut feature film, an original and timely comedy about British Muslims. Think 'Four Lions' meets 'Johnny English'. British-Asian actor Akbar Kurtha (Mars, My Son the Fanatic, Syriana) is attached for the lead role of Mo. The screenplay is complete. Mo the Grass has a budget of £1.2m. Executive Producer Farrukh Dhondy and Producer/Director Azeem Khan are in the process of raising private equity finance for the film, along with Producer Louisa Juckes. Music content for 'Mo the Grass' will be provided by Furry Records UK.