ApunKaChoice.com
site  movies  celebs  music  news  showtimes  user  
Hello, Stranger Login | Sign up
ApunKaChoice » Article » Shahrukh Khan rekindles the magic of Kashmir
 

Shahrukh Khan rekindles the magic of Kashmir

Shah Rukh film shoot rekindles Kashmir magic
By Indo-Asian News Service
Tue, Aug 28, 2012 09:27:05 GMT
 

Shahrukh Khan rekindles the magic of Kashmir
After many years, Kashmir is once again seen as a place to visit, not just by tourists but by Bollywood filmmakers as well, thanks to Shahrukh Khan and Yash Chopra presently shooting the untitled film in the beautiful valley.

People have started calling it the Shahrukh Khan factor -- Kashmir perhaps could not have had better brand ambassador than the Yash Chopra film unit shooting in the valley.

While Chopra has returned after a gap of three decades to the locales in Kashmir, this is Shahrukh's maiden shoot in the valley.

The Bollywood superstar's massive fan following could be seen with scores of youths and tourists heading for Pahalgam hill station Tuesday where Shahrukh Khan and co-actor Anushka Sharma are shooting for Chopra's untitled film.

"The revival of Yash Chopra's relationship with Kashmir and the arrival of Shah Rukh has been the biggest Kashmir promoter in recent years," Nazir Bakshi, owner of Shiraz Travels, told IANS. His agency is handling the film unit's schedule in Kashmir.

A heavy blanket of security has been thrown around Pahalgam where the actors and nearly 100-member crew are staying.

"The unit will shoot in Pahalgam for around a week before it moves to Gulmarg and Srinagar to complete rest of the shooting," Bakshi said.

In Srinagar, Shahrukh Khan is likely to shoot in the Zabarwan Hills, Dal Lake and Lal Chowk.

While Chopra is busy shooting the film, his wife, Pamela, and son Aditya Chopra are enjoying the beauty of the Lidder Valley.

Yash Chopra had filmed his blockbusters, Silsila and Kabhi Kabhi, in the Kashmir Valley before separatist violence broke out here.

"The fact that a high profile filmmaker like Yash Chopra is back to his choice destination proves that things have really improved here," said a member of the film unit, who did not want to be named.

"People are cooperative and helpful. Nature has given Kashmir its best and the world needs to be brought up to date with the magic of Kashmir," the unit member said.

After cinema halls were shut down in the early 1990s in the valley due to separatist violence, satellite television became the window to Bollywood and Hollywood.

"I will move from one location to another chasing Shammi Kapoor during the shooting of 'Kashmir Ki Kali' and 'Junglee'. Sharmila Tagore too made her Bollywood debut with 'Kashmir Ki Kali'," said 72-year-old Abdul Samad Sheikh.

"Shammi would drive down to a sweet shop in Residency Road to have his Punjabi breakfast and we would line up outside to shake hands with him. Those days are unforgettable."
Joker - Movie Slideshow
 
Must watch: ‘Student Of The Year’ youngsters groove to new version of ‘Disco Deewane’
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
Selfies of the Week: Shahrukh, Shahid, Shraddha, Aditi, Varun strike a pose
Selfies of the Week: Shahrukh, Shahid, Shraddha, Aditi, Varun strike a pose
Look who’s taking on Shahrukh Khan at the box office!
Look who’s taking on Shahrukh Khan at the box office!
Ranbir Kapoor wants to see Shahrukh, Salman and Aamir together and talking
Ranbir Kapoor wants to see Shahrukh, Salman and Aamir together and talking
Shahrukh Khan’s 'Happy New Year' trailer going cold on YouTube!
Shahrukh Khan’s 'Happy New Year' trailer going cold on YouTube!
Tags :
,
,
comments powered by Disqus


 
Now Trending : Salman Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Ranbir Kapoor | Aishwarya Rai | Katrina Kaif | Kareena Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra | Poonam Pandey | Sherlyn Chopra | Alia Bhatt | New Hindi Movies

Photo Galleries 

Style Check: Priyanka, Kareena, Kangana, Shraddha among best-dressed of the week

Selfies of the Week: Shahrukh, Shahid, Shraddha, Aditi, Varun strike a pose

Happy Birthday Gauahar Khan: Check out her hottest moments

Rashmi Nigam, Roshni Chopra attend Day 3 of Lakme Fashion Week

Taapsee Pannu on the ramp at Lakme Fashion Week

Diana Penty glides down the ramp for Rocky S at LFW

Finding Fanny: Arjun Kapoor, Deepika Padukone launch 'Shake Your Bootiya'

Pix: Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor have jolly time on 'Comedy Nights'
Wallpapers 

Gauahar Khan Wallpapers

Mardaani Wallpapers

Mad About Dance Wallpapers

Raja Natwarlal Wallpapers

Mary Kom Wallpapers

Happy New Year Wallpapers
Hot Celebrities 

Sushant Singh Rajput

Hrithik Roshan

Kajol
New Movies 

Mardaani

Mad About Dance

The Expendables 3
Videos 

Trailer ‘Happy New Year’ starring Shah Rukh Khan & Deepika Padukone

'Daawat-e-Ishq' featuring Aditya Roy Kapur and Parineeti Chopra

Sonam Kapoor’s wild and sensuous side in 'Khoobsurat' song 'Engine Ki Seeti'

Hum Na Rahein Hum 'Creature 3D' song featuring Bipasha Basu

Priyanka Chopra as the irrepressible boxer in 'Mary Kom' song ‘Ziddi Dil’

Singham Returns song Aata Majhi Satakli featuring Ajay Devgan, Kareena Kapoor, Yo Yo Honey Singh


Copyright © ApunKaChoice.com
ApunKaChoice.com : Latest Bollywood News, Bollywood Movies Reviews, Bollywood Wallpapers
privacy policy
Partner Sites : Sports - CricketZone - IndiaExpress.com [ Mobiles Festivals Bikes Cars ] - CardWeaver

photo gallery - new movies - celebs - wallpapers - the celeb A-Z - News & Gossip - Music - Video - Hot Topics
Anushka Sharma - Katrina Kaif - Kareena Kapoor - Priyanka Chopra - Deepika Padukone - Sonakshi Sinha - Aishwarya Rai - Poonam Pandey - Sherlyn Chopra
Salman Khan ( Bigg Boss 6 ) - Shahrukh Khan - Shahid Kapoor - Hrithik Roshan - Aamir Khan - Ranbir Kapoor