Most acclaimed film director Nabeel Qureshi who is popularly known for his incredible production skills that highlight social issues- has won the best music video award at the Miami film festival.
The director has tried his luck on a music video, for Shani Arshad’s song “Ki Jana” featuring Sonya Hussyn and Mohsin Abbas Haider as a newly married couple. The video highlights the most important issue of honor killing.
The young director, Nabeel Qureshi took to his Twitter, shared a short clip taken from the Miami Film Festival Award ceremony.
Won the award at miami short film festival @MIAMIsFF
— Nabeel Qureshi (@nabeelqureshi) November 16, 2020
Every year, the film festival happens in a physical setup, but sadly, because of the ongoing pandemic, this time the ceremony was held online from Miami, and people across the world attended through Zoom and their Facebook platform. Qureshi revealed this while the conversation with Dawn Images.
“I’m glad I could represent Pakistan on an international forum and win an international award. This festival is great, very prestigious. Interestingly, last year I did not make a film, so it’s great that I got recognized for my music video and it got an award.”
The star also shared how Sonia, Mohsin, and Shameen worked hard on the three-day shoot, making full use of the aesthetics of Gwadar.