Bollywood will certainly return to Kashmir to shoot movies and convey the Valley again to the silver display screen like within the 1950s and 60s, filmmaker Siddharth Roy Kapur mentioned on Sunday.

Kapur alongside along with his spouse and actress Vidya Balan, and actor-producer Arbaaz Khan was at Gulmarg in north Kashmir to attend a two-day winter pageant organised by the Military.

“I say on behalf of the Indian movie business that we are going to positively be coming to Kashmir fairly often sooner or later to shoot,” Kapur, who additionally heads the Producers Guild of India, advised reporters at Gulmarg.

He mentioned Kashmir was an attractive place and he meant to go to the Valley usually.

“We don’t want to speak about how lovely the placement is… we intend to return right here fairly often and convey movie crews right here. We are going to see that we’re in a position to carry Kashmir again to Indian screens the best way it was within the 1950s and 60s,” the filmmaker mentioned.

Thanking the Military for the invite, Kapur mentioned the go to gave them a chance to expertise such a beautiful place.
“The hospitality of the Military and the Kashmiri folks has been unbelievable,” he mentioned, including Kashmir is “a sentimental place” for him as his mother and father occurred to have met within the Valley.

Balan mentioned, “I hope I get one other alternative to go to Kashmir. I hope I come right here for a movie taking pictures.”

Actor-producer Arbaaz Khan additionally expressed hope that movie crews will return to the valley. “There isn’t a cause to not be right here, this place is actually wonderful,” he mentioned.

The occasion witnessed a bunch of actions together with snowboarding, snowmobile, ATV race and snow biking, in addition to cultural performances by famend artists of the valley.

Normal officer Commanding (GoC), Dagger Division, Main Normal Virendra Vats, mentioned the occasion was organised to supply a platform to native artists to showcase their expertise and to supply a fillip to the tourism business in Kashmir and lend help to the individuals who depend on the business.


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