Farooq Abdullah inaugurates festival
SRINAGAR: Bollywood actress Tabu on Wednesday said that Kashmir is like home to her and that she always loves to visit the Valley. “Kashmir is like home to me and I feel privileged to be here. No doubt, people are inviting me to Valley, but I personally love to be in the vale,” she said.
Tabu was speaking at the inaugural of the fourth-edition of Kashmir World Film Festival (KWFF) at Tagore Hall here.
The festival was inaugurated by National Conference President and former J&K chief minister, Farooq Abdullah.
Farooq, while addressing the audience said that he would take every step to help the people of the Valley in preserving art and culture.
“People who love art and culture, I am ready to help them out take it ahead for the future generation,” he said.
Deputy Mayor of Srinagar Municipal Corporation, Sheikh Imran and renowned oncologist, Dr Sameer Kaul were also present at the inaugural, an official release read.
Madhur Bhandarkar-directed film, Indu Sarkar was screened as the opening film of the festival.
Founder and Director of KWFF, Mushtaaque Ali Ahmad Khan said that his aim by running this festival would be a way for the future generation and that his efforts would “take the festival to the highest level”.
“I believe in art and culture that is the need of the hour and I am always ready to promote it,” Khan said.
The seven day festival that began on Wednesday will conclude on December 4.