One of the pictures showcased in the photo exhibition organised by Real Kashmir FC and adidas in Bengaluru
One of the pictures showcased in the photo exhibition organised by Real Kashmir FC and adidas in Bengaluru

Real Kashmir FC showcase magnificence of J-K through photo exhibition

ANI | Updated: Jan 24, 2019 19:47 IST

Bengaluru (India), Jan 24 (ANI): Professional football club Real Kashmir FC and Adidas is collectively organising a unique photo exhibition in Bengaluru, titled  #TheRealKashmir to reveal the ‘Real’ side of Jammu and Kashmir.
The photo exhibition is aimed at celebrating the beauty of the Valley through the lens of football and is open to public viewing from January 24 to 27 at the Rangoli Metro Art Centre, Bengaluru.
The endeavour is to bring about a positive change in the valley and to redefine the ‘Real’ Kashmir, thus, catalyzing a rapid transformation in the lives of people. Pictures showcased not only capture the magnificence of the valley but also portray how young kids in the Valley are taking to football on the streets and following their passion for the game.
The pictures have been shot through the lens of award-winning photographer Prashant Godbole who is known for his innate sense of aesthetics and the art to create spaces within an image. His proficiency reveals an untold story which is bound to catch the eye of the public at large, thereby showcasing the unseen and fascinating side of the state.
Co-owner of Real Kashmir FC Sandeep Chattoo said that through the event, they are hoping to spread the wave of optimism and change in the valley.
"We took this journey of change when we started the club in 2016. My friend and business partner, Shamim Mehraj and myself, spotted the thirst amongst youngsters to play football and make a difference. Along with our partners Adidas, through such initiatives like this photo exhibition, we hope to spread the wave of positive change and optimism in the valley," Chattoo said.
The exhibition witnessed a display of breath-taking pictures bringing to life the “real” Kashmir. From youngsters honing their football skills in the streets of Downtown, Srinagar to the youth academy prospects of Real Kashmir FC taking a leap of faith with the beautiful game on the snow-capped peaks of Gulmarg - the pictures reinforce the wave of positivity that football has brought to the Valley. (ANI)