A five-day Kashmir world Film Festival begins at Tagore hall Srinagar. Aimed to promote film industry in Kashmir, the festival which has been organized for the first time in Kashmir will continue till July 5.
The festival Is organized by Actors creative Theatre (ACT) an organization working in the Field of art Film and literature in collaboration with Media Education research Centre Kashmir university and Film and Television institute of India.
The Festival was inaugurated by Dr Asghar Samoon, Secretary Higher education.
The chairman ACT and film maker Mushtaq Ahmad Khan said, “the festival provides a stage to youth who see their carrier in film making and acting”.
“Kashmir is a best place for film culture and we are trying to involve the youth of Kashmir in film making as it is a wonderful filed to work in”, he said.
Stars from Bollywood, Alina Mughal and Hussnain Hyderabadwala were also present on the occasion. Mughal pertinently hails from Rajouri area Of Jammu and Kashmir.
On this occasion the facilitations were also given to some famous Kashmiri writers and film makers.
Life time achievement award was given to the Coordinator MERC, Kashmir University Faruq Masudi, Indian Film Directors Ved Rahi, Mohammad Yousuf Bhat and Mohi ud Din Mirza.
Abdul Gani Khan, a veteran actor who acted in Habba Khatoon movie was also felicitated.
Students of Media Education Research Centre (MERC), Kashmir University and Media Students from Women’s College M.A road were also present in the festival.