As Yash Raj Films are planning to screen their upcoming film ‘Dhoom 3’ in Kashmir, various sections of people are seeing it as the ‘revival’ of cinema culture in Kashmir.
In last more than 24 years of conflict in Kashmir, most of the theatres were burnt down or either shut down completely.
It was only after the rate of militancy related incidents decreased in valley, one theatre Neelam cinema was revived. But its revival couldn’t attract much audience, says the manager of the theatre.
As per a Delhi based news portal the production house of the film ‘Dhoom 3’ are planning to reach out widest audience for which they have already approached the authorities in the valley to release the film in at least a single theatre.
“Yash Raj Films (YRF) have initiated talks with the government to open one theatre (if not more) where Hindi films can be shown, starting with ‘Dhoom 3’,” reads the news portal.
“It has been almost three months that the dialogue is on. It’s not easy as all theatres there have been burnt down,” has said a source from YRF to the news portal.
‘Dhoom 3’ is the first film after the death of Yash Chopra. He was the man behind the YRF production house and was believed to be hooked up with the beauty of Kashmir.
‘Dhoom 3’ stars Aamir Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Katrina Kaif and Uday Chopra and is slated to release on 20th December.