JAMMU, Jan 10: Documentary film entitled “Jagat Guru Bhagwan Gopi Nath Ji” based on the book of same title by The late S.N.Fotedar, was released today in a simple but impressive function held at Abhinav theatre here this afternoon.
The function was organized by Vomed Rangmanch and Bhagwan Gopi Nath Ji Satsang Mandal jointly and the function started with the welcome address by Rohit Bhat, Director Vomed Rangmanch, which was followed by lighting of the traditional lamp by two elderly ladies , Piyare Malla, who hails from the family of the Bhagwan Ji and Piyare Hangloo, an elderly staunch devotee of Bhagwan Ji.
After that the students of Ved Mandir Jammu recited Ved Mantras after which they were felicitated by the organizers with Angwastaram.
The DVD version of the film was launched by the devotees of the Bhagwan Ji which was followed by the screening of the film. Earlier the producer of the film Dr. Sushil Wattal gave a brief about the life and teachings of the Bhagwaan Ji. Ashok Fotedar grandson of the late S.N.Fotedar, on whose book the film is based, also expressed his pleasure over the venture and spoke about the devotion towards Bhagwaan Ji.
The film, a maiden venture on the subject, has been directed by Vijay Wali and a team of 50 people including actors, cameramen, sound recorders technicians, set designers, make up artists etc. worked for two years to make this dream come true.
The documentary film based on the life history and miracles of Bhagwan Gopi Nath Ji has been shot on the actual locations in Kashmir Valley and is a documentation of the places associated with Bhagwan Gopi Nath Ji and also contains dramatized version of some of the events related to him, wherein artistic efforts have been made through designed sets, properties and costumes to re-create the nostalgic era of his times.
At the conclusion of the function Santosh Tiku on behalf of Bhagwan Gopi Nath Satsang Mandal proposed the vote of thanks. The program was conducted by P.K.Raina. The function was attended by various religious and social organizations and a large number of devotees of Bhagwan Ji and the entire Hall was jampacked.