Khamosh Pani

2003 film by Sabiha Sumar

Khamosh Pani (Urdu: خاموش پانی‎, Hindi: खामोश पानी, English: Silent Waters) is a 2003 French/German production about a widowed mother and her young son set in a late 1970s village in Punjab, Pakistan which is coming under radical influence.

Khamosh Pani
Directed bySabiha Sumar
Produced byPeter Hermann
Written byParomita Vohra
StarringKiron Kher
Shilpa Shukla
Aamir Malik
Adnan Shah Tipu
Rehan Sheikh
Distributed byShringar Films (India)
Release date
  • 15 August 2003 (2003-08-15) (Locarno Film Festival)
  • 8 October 2004 (2004-10-08) (Pakistan)
Running time
105 minutes

The movie was released in India too. It was shot in a village in Pakistan.



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  2. Awards Internet Movie Database.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Award Citations - 2003 Kara Awards Archived 2008-08-28 at the Wayback Machine Karachi International Film Festival Official website.
  4. Indo-Asian News Service (21 July 2004). "Visiting Pakistan was like a pilgrimage: Kiron Kher". Retrieved 28 March 2019.