Mir Mohammed Azmat Ali Khan Azmet Jah named 9th Nizam of Asaf Jahi Dynasty
Hyderabad: The eldest son of the titular 8th Nizam of Hyderabad, Prince Mukarram Jah, Mir Mohammed Azmat Ali Khan Azmet Jah, was officially anointed as the 9th Nizam of the House of Asaf Jahi Dynasty on Friday.
A formal declaration was issued by the office of Azmet Jah Bahadur, which stated that "In accordance with the expressed desire and edict made by Nawab Mir Barkat Ali Khan Walashan Mukarram Jah Bahadur H.E.H the VIII Nizam of Hyderabad during his lifetime, anointing his eldest son, Mir Mohammed Azmat Ali Khan Azmet Jah, as his successor in title and to accede his father as the IXth head of the Asaf Jahi Dynasty for all symbolic, ceremonial, titular, and ancillary purposes."
Azmet Jah, in addition to his royal lineage, is also a renowned filmmaker, professional photographer, and cinematographer. He received his education in London and graduated in California. He has also collaborated with a number of esteemed personalities in the film industry such as Steven Spielberg and Richard Attenborough, according to a historian associated with the Deccan Heritage Trust.