Will try to include Kashmir as a shooting location in my next film: Madhur Bhandarkar

6 years ago

Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar yesterday visited the shrine of Hazrat Zaindin Reshi Aishmuqam here in south Kashmir and said he will try to include Kashmir as a shooting location in his next venture.

The national award winning director prayed for the success of his new project and interacting with people saying he has great faith in Sufi shrines.

He also showered praises on the state government for "promoting and preserving of the rich environmental heritage of the Valley and Anantnag district in particular".

Bhandarkar termed Bollywood units, big banners and stars like Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif shooting in the Valley as a good news.

He said he has always been mesmerised by the beauty of Kashmir and expressed surprise why filmmakers go to foreign locations.

He said Kashmir has everything required for a good shoot for any Bollywood film and hoped to include it as a shooting location in his next venture.

Bhandarkar, however, pointed out that Kashmir needs to improve in wayside facilities, public conveniences and quality food and lodging.

He said there has to be a professional approach and expert people should run the tourism industry. PTI

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