Seedlings (film)

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Seedlings (Lamha)
Lamha (Seedlings).jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byMansoor Mujahid
Produced byMeher Jaffri
Summer Nicks
Craig Peter Jones
Screenplay bySummer Nicks
Story bySummer Nicks
StarringMohib Mirza
Aamina Sheikh
Gohar Rasheed
Hira Tareen
Mehreen Rafi
Tara Mahmood
Music byUsman Riaz
Edited byWajahatullah (Waji) Khan
Bodhicitta Works Production
Distributed byARY Films
Release date
20 September 2013
Box office3.1 crore (US$220,000)

Seedlings (Urdu: لمحہ‎, meaning "A Moment") is a 2013 Pakistani Urdu-language social/drama film directed by Mansoor Mujahid and produced by Meher Jaffri. The film stars leading Pakistani TV actors Mohib Mirza and Aamina Sheikh. The film was released in Pakistan (Karachi) on 20 September 2013. It also had its world premiere in the United States at the New York Film Festival.[1]


The story of Lamha revolves around a happy couple whose lives are changed forever after a devastating accident leaves them reeling for stability.



The film premiered in the New York Film Festival and won or was nominated for several awards. It went on to be nominated for many other awards and in various international film festivals across the globe.

Venue Recipient Category Result
SARCC Film Festival Summer Nicks, Meher Jaffri Best Film Won
Aamina Sheikh Best Actress in a Leading Role Won[2]
People's Choice Award Summer Nicks, Meher Jaffri Best Film Won
New York Film Festival Aamina Sheikh Best Performance by an Actress Won
New York Film Festival Mansoor Mujahid Best Director Nominated
Mohib Mirza Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
Gohar Rasheed Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
Summer Nicks Best Original Screenplay Nominated
Usman Riaz Best Original Score Nominated
Summer Nicks, Meher Jaffri Best Film Nominated
Vancouver Film Festival Nominated
London Asian Film Festival Nominated
Washington DC South Asian Film Festival Won
Mansoor Mujahid Best Director Nominated
Summer Nicks Best Screenplay Nominated


  1. ^ "Award-winning film Lamha set to release in Pakistan on September 20". The Express Tribune.
  2. ^ Pakistan bags two awards at Sri Lanka’s SAARC Film Festival - Entertainment - DAWN.COM

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