Jammu and Kashmir may soon get film city

| Updated: Mar 18, 2017 21:58 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar. 18 (ANI): To promote the young talent, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said during the trailer launch of upcoming Bollywood film 'Sargoshiyan' that they are planning to create a film city in the Valley. While talking to media, Mufti said, "My younger brother Tassaduq Hussain, who did the shooting of 'Omkara,' has been discussing a proposal from long to convert a small nearby village of Srinagar into a film city to promote young talent. "This will also help people who come from other parts of the country to have a safe and amazing stay," she added. When asked about who could be the eligible ambassador for Srinagar, Mufti said with a smile chose Salman Khan as the best option. Extending an open invitation for the people to visit the Kashmir valley during the spring, Mufti said, "The state government will be hosting a tulip festival in Srinagar at Asia's largest tulip garden and our state is safe for tourists." Numerous film and television actors graced the event, including Farida Jalal, Alok Nath, Raza Murad, Kaushal Tandon and Deepshikha. 'Sargoshiyan' is a story about people of Kashmir and Kashmiriyat. The film, which is starring Tom Alter, Imran Khan, Farida Jalal, Alok Nath, Inderneil Sengupta and Aditi Bhatia, is all set to hit the theatres in March. (ANI)

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