Khalid Mohamed

Actor, Director, Writer


Khalid Mohamed is an Indian journalist, editor, film critic, screenwriter and film director. He formerly worked for the Hindustan Times and was the lead editor for Filmfare magazine. He is the son of Hindi film actress Zubeida Begum, on whose life he wrote the screenplay of Shyam Benegals 2001 film, Zubeidaa.An alumnus of Cathedral and John Connon School Fort, Mumbai, Mohamed has directed four Hindi films. He was hired by the Hindustan Times where he served as the national cultural editor as well as the editor of the supplement HT Cafe. He left the Times in January 2009. Mohamed has only given a few films a 5-star rating. These include Satya (1998) and Slumdog Millionaire (2008).

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