Filmmaker Chopra to make new film on Kashmir

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NEW DELHI: Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra, producer of popular movies like ‘3 Idiots’ and ‘PK’, today met Union Minister Jitendra Singh and discussed his new film project on Kashmir.

Chopra, who originally hails from Jammu and Kashmir, said he had spent formative years of his life in Srinagar, where he obtained his school and college education.

He had, therefore, felt moved to produce a film depicting the saga of Kashmir during the past 25 years, particularly in the backdrop of the plight of the displaced Kashmiri Pandit community, a press release issued by the minister’s office said.

Singh, Minister of State for Personnel, Public grievances and Pensions, suggested to Vidhu Vinod Chopra and his team that they submit a comprehensive written brief or representation mentioning the salient features of the project and at the same time, what precisely is expected by them from the government, it said.

 

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