Mazhar Kamran made his debut as a director with the feature film in Hindi, MOHANDAS. The film was critically acclaimed on release. It was official selection at the following film festivals amongst others. Fribourg International Film Festival, San Francisco International Film Festival, Innsbruck International Film Festival and South Asian International Film Festival.

Mazhar Kamran made an experimental short film The Photographer. The film was premiered at the Foundation Day of Film and Television Institute of India, Pune in March 2018. It was shown at the Court Metrage section of the Cannes Film Festival. Official Selection in The Philip K Dick SciFi and Supernatural Film Festival, New York, USA and Miami and Dublin Short FIlm Festivals