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.

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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.

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InshAllah Kashmir

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

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KHUDI – The Fountainhead

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

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Shooting In The Silence

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

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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…

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Career in film making

He went against the norm to do a course in film making at the prestigious Satyajit Ray Film Technology Institute.…

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A dream realised

From a small role in a college play, Shahnawaz Bhat nurtured dreams of becoming an actor. And a chance workshop…

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A ‘Lamhaa’ Wasted

Lamhaa may not be just another jingoistic approach of telling the Kashmir tale, but the untold story of Kashmir remains…

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Acclaimed act

He has been a lead actor in Mahesh Bhatt’s movie Dhokha. His work won him a lot of acclaim. Muzammil…

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Kicking a storm

Movie masala and real life are set to clash once again in Kashmir as football star Mehrajudin Wadoo wants his…

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From Surankote to Mumbai

For Rahat Kazmi, the young director who shot into limelight with his debut film Dekh Bhai Dekh, success consists of…

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Nehru’s love for Kashmir

Edwina-Nehru relationship and its impact on J&K’s fate is a favourite debate for historians, but India does not seem ready…

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Mumbai calling

Lured by an advertisement for singing audition in 2007, Shabir Malik landed in Mumbai and began a journey in bollywood. …

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A tryst with silver screen

In 1957, Ghulam Mohiudin Mir was a 10-year-old orphan facing hardships after the death of his parents. He took a…