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Mumbai based film producers land in Kashmir

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Srinagar: After a long lull and break, Bollywood is gradually making a comeback as a team of Mumbai based Film Producers Guild has arrived in Srinagar to explore any possibility of film shootings in Kashmir.
Sources privy to the development said that a team comprising 24 membershas arrived here and the team will be visiting many locations in the valley for film shooting.
With timely snowfall in the valley, Tourism bookings surged and Tourists from across India planned their trips to the valley, especially to world famous Ski destination Gulmarg.
The place witnessed full bookings on the eve of Christmas and New Year due to the heavy influx of Tourists from the rest of the country.
Recently, many Bollywood celebrities were witnessed visiting the valley and aspired for film shootings in Kashmir.
“Mumbai based Producers Guild an umbrella body of various Production Houses is on a three day visit to Kashmir. Apart from their planned visits at different locations in the valley, they will also meet various stakeholders associated with the industry,” Secretary Tourism, Sarmad Hafeez said.
Recently many Bollywood celebrities visited the valley which included actress Sana Khan, TV Host and Anchor Aditya Narayan, who visited Srinagar and Gulmarg to spend vacations here in Kashmir.
Pertinently, Kashmir is an acclaimed Tourist destination and picturesque locations for film shootings and also attracts National and International visitors.
Dal Lake, Mountainous resorts of Gulmarg, Pahalgam and Sonamarg are among the major attractions for the Film Industry.
“Producers Guild will be briefed about scenic locations idle for Film Shooting. Through this, we want to promote Film Tourism in the valley,” Director Tourism Dr G N Itoo said. (KNO)

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