Mehreen worked in advertising in Pakistan for a couple of years before receiving a certificate from UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) in 1993 in Film, Television and Video. She returned to Pakistan to direct and produce made-for-TV movies and drama series/serials under the banner of TasVeer Productions, almost all of which were critically acclaimed by the Pakistani press. She went on to direct short TV films and TV series for numerous TV channels in Pakistan, in addition to a number of short films, which have aired in festivals worldwide.
Her award-winning films include ‘Daughters of the Late Colonel’, and a four-part television show:’Sanam Gazida, Afsoon Khawab, Deeda-e-Purkhoon, and Lal Baig.’.,’Ramchand Pakistani’ is her first feature length film. Currently living between New York and Pakistan, Mehreen has been a member of the National Board of Film Censors in Karachi,a founding member of WAR (War Against Rape), the KaraFilm Festival (Pakistan’s only international film festival) in Karachi, and has also served as a juror at the Leeds International Film Festival in 2002.
Director: Ramchand Pakistani
Ramchand Pakistan is derived from a true story concerning the accidental crossing of the Pakistan-Iborder during a period (June 2002) of extreme, war-like tension between the two countries by two members of a Pakistani Hindu family belonging to the ‘untouchable’ (Dalit) caste. video