Umar Ganie captures glimpses of Vidya Balan and Arbaaz Khan’s go to to Kashmir for Rediff.com.
Bollywood will certainly return to Kashmir to shoot movies and produce the valley again to the silver display screen like within the Fifties and Sixties, Producer Siddharth Roy Kapur introduced in Gulmarg on Sunday, February 6.
Kapur had accompanied his spouse, actress Vidya Balan, and actor-producer Arbaaz Khan to Gulmarg in north Kashmir to attend a two-day winter pageant organised by the Indian Army.
“I say on behalf of the Indian movie trade that we’ll undoubtedly be coming to Kashmir fairly often sooner or later to shoot,” mentioned Kapur, who additionally heads the Producers Guild of India.
Kashmir, he mentioned, was an exquisite place and he supposed to go to the valley usually.
“We don’t want to speak about how stunning the situation is… we intend to come back right here fairly often and produce movie crews right here. We will see that we’re capable of convey Kashmir again to Indian screens the way in which it was within the Fifties and 60s,” Kapur mentioned.
Thanking the Indian Army for the invite, Kapur mentioned the go to gave them a possibility to expertise such an exquisite place.
“The hospitality of the military and the Kashmiri folks has been unimaginable,” he mentioned, including Kashmir is “a sentimental place” for him as his dad and mom occurred to have met within the valley.
“I hope I get one other alternative to go to Kashmir. I hope I come right here for a movie taking pictures,” Vidya mentioned.
Arbaaz Khan additionally expressed the hope that movie crews will return to the valley.
“There is not any motive to not be right here, this place is really wonderful,” he mentioned.
The occasion witnessed a bunch of actions together with snowboarding, snowmobile, ATV race and snow biking, moreover cultural performances by famend artists of the valley.
General Officer Commanding Dagger Division Major General Virendra Vats mentioned the occasion was organised to offer a platform to native artists to showcase their expertise and to offer a fillip to the tourism trade in Kashmir and lend help to the individuals who depend on the trade.
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