Browsing: Films

These are reviews, commentaries on various categories of films and visual reports pertaining to Jammu and Kashmir. It also features actors from Kashmir.

Talking Lights

He wanted to be a creative person like his goldsmith father, but in a different field. Mohammad Younis Zargar, whose…

Murmurs Of A Political Thriller

  Irfan Mehraj When mainstream Indian film-makers zoom their cameras on any political turmoil scouring the subcontinent’s landscape they come…

Business Sharukh Khan with Khawar Jamsheed
Breaking Tradition

Khawar Jamsheed is the only line-producer from the valley who has tirelessly worked with Bollywood directors to bring them back…

Conflict BW-cover

Ocean of Tears is the first government funded documentary on Kashmir’s human rights crisis. In anticipation of its maiden screening,120000…

The Ashai Phenomenon

The hard work and dedication of a Kashmiri doctor has gained him a celebrity status in the field of physiotherapy…

Harud, the new beginning

Aamir Bashir’s Harud is born out of distress, out of the anguish that has become a routine for people living…

High On Creativity

A celebration of film set in scenic Ladakh. BILAL A JAN attends the event, and reviews the festivities. A film…

Cover Story
Aborted Zooni, The Film

Twenty-three years ago, hailed as a dream project of the then Chief Minister Dr Farooq Abdullah and noted filmmaker Muzaffar Ali, the shooting of a film on the queen poetess Haba Khatun began with a lot of fan-fare.

InshAllah Kashmir

Amid a raging debate recently in India about freedom of expression, filmmaker Ashvin Kumar bypassed the censor board and released…

KHUDI – The Fountainhead

A film based on a global bestseller novel debuted in Kashmir recently. SHAMS IRFAN reviews a Kashmiri rendition of The…

Shooting In The Silence

Suffocated under indefinite curfew, four young students came together on the Facebook and evolved an idea of making a documentary…

Kashmir: Fade in, Fade out

Till late nineteen-eighties almost every Bollywood filmmaker would come to Kashmir to treat his audience with the scenic backgrounds from…