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Siraj Syed

Siraj Syed is the India Correspondent for and a member of FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics. He is a Film Festival Correspondent since 1976, Film-critic since 1969 and a Feature-writer since 1970. 



Red carpet personalities attending the Diorama International Film Festival, New Delhi, 2019

Red carpet personalities attending the Diorama International Film Festival, New Delhi, 2019

15 January 2019: Sudhir Mishra, Neetu Chandra, David Dhawan, Boney Kapoor,

Chitrangada Singh, Anubhav Sinha, Rumi Jaffrey, Ambassador Of Spain, Rafael Kapelinski

16 January 2019: Dariush Mehrjui, Giogio Franchini, Alka Yagnik, Philip Cheah, Rituparna Sengupta, Rumi Jaffrey,

Mozhgan Taraneh, Actor, Iran, Rafael Kapelinski, Sanjay P Chahuhan, Rahul Mitra, Shaad Ali, Ajit Andhare, Utpal Acharya, Alok Tandon

17 January 2019: Prem Chopra, Ranjeet, Gulshan Grover, Shakti Kapoor, Raza Murad,

Radhika Apte, Adil Hussain, Shoojit Sarkar, Divya Dutta, Sarika

19 January 2019: Erick Avari (Hollywood), Raj Kumar Hirani,

Manoj Bajpayee, Abid Shine, Dariush Mehrjui, Mozhgan Taraneh, Giogio Franchini, Rafael Kapelinski

20 January 2019: Manoj Vajpayee, Arjun Rampal, Abid Shine, Raj Kumar Hirani, Erick Avari, Dariush Mehrjui, Mozhgan Taraneh, Jamshed Mehmoudi, Helen/Waheeda Rehman,

Bobby Sarma Baruah, Sanjay Mishra, Jimmy Shergill, Kumud Mishra, Manoj Tiwari, The Chief Minister of Delhi.

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About Siraj Syed

Syed Siraj
(Siraj Associates)

Siraj Syed is a film-critic since 1970 and a Former President of the Freelance Film Journalists' Combine of India.

He is the India Correspondent of and a member of FIPRESCI, the international Federation of Film Critics, Munich, Germany

Siraj Syed has contributed over 1,015 articles on cinema, international film festivals, conventions, exhibitions, etc., most recently, at IFFI (Goa), MIFF (Mumbai), MFF/MAMI (Mumbai) and CommunicAsia (Singapore). He often edits film festival daily bulletins.

He is also an actor and a dubbing artiste. Further, he has been teaching media, acting and dubbing at over 30 institutes in India and Singapore, since 1984.

Bandra West, Mumbai


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