MUMBAI, Feb 21: The Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department has showcased the State’s scenic beauty and film tourism potential in one of the country’s largest travel show OTM that begun at Bombay Exhibition Centre from today.
The State’s Tourism Department, which is also one of the participants, has decorated its space beautifully highlighting the pristine glory and scenic beauty of Kashmir and its world famous tourist resort to attract visitors from different parts of the globe.
The Department of Tourism has received overwhelming response from the visitors where the products and diverse culture of all the three regions of the State viz; Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh were prominently showcased.
Director Tourism Kashmir, Mahmood A Shah interacted with the visitors and apprised them about the J&K’s tourism potential and infrastructural facilities. He urged the visitors to visit the Kashmir to personally realize the heaven on earth which is a round-the-year season for the tourists from the world over.
On the sidelines of the Exhibitions, J&K also participated in a workshop on Films titled “Shoot-at-Sight” wherein Department of Tourism highlighted the film shooting potential.
Vice Chairman, JKTDC, Mohammad Rafi Mir spoke during the workshop and interacted with the filmmakers and visitors.He urged filmmakers to visit Kashmir for film shooting.
Mahmood A Shah in his presentation titled “60 years of shooting in Kashmir” urged film makers to visit Kashmir for shooting which is a world famous destination for the shooting.
Chairman and CEO Fair Fest Media Ltd, Sanjay Agarwal, Vice President Production, Yash Raj Films, Ashish Singh, Director Earnest and Young Utkarsh Sanghvi, Managing Director Motion Picture Distribution Association India Uday Singh, CEO Film and Television Guild Kulmeet Makker, Chairman Global Hoppers Abhijeet Patil participated in the workshop.
Deputy Director Tourism (Publicity), Kashmir, Peerzada Zahoor Ahmed, Deputy Director Jammu (Publicity), Showkat Mahmood, Manager at JKTDC Delhi, C B Kaul, Assistant Director Kargil, Aga Taha also participated in the OTM for tourism promotional activities.