Mass Com duo release ‘Tales of Siege’ on Youtube

Saba Khan

KL News Network


A still from the documentary
A still from the documentary

The two Mass Communication students of the University of Kashmir Sunday ‘released’ their film virtually on the youtube. The 18.10 minutes documentary film named Tales of siege is written and directed by Sheikh Adnan and produced by Furqan Khurshid, the documentary details the summer unrest 2016.

The two documentary makers are currently pursuing MA in Mass communication and journalism at Kashmir University.

It is a story based on Kashmir situation which started after Hizb commander Burhan Wani was killed in south Kashmir, the killings, injuries and the siege.

After the Kashmir situation became normal they started working on the documentary by October end when mobile connectivity was resumed.

“We faced many hurdles, even we were abused by CRPF,” Sheikh Adnan 23, from Nowshara, said. “Nobody cooperated, not even an SHO.” Adnan said documentary is based on 120 days on Kashmir unrest.

The other students who contributed for the making of the documentary includes Saher Iqbal (co-director), Muneeb Farooq Itoo (co-editor) and Irfan Tramboo (narration).

“We wanted to record happenings in Kashmir,” Furqan Khurshid 23, from Natipora, said. “We were not allowed to interview pellet victims in SMHS hospital.”


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