Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra to make new film on Kashmir

NEW DELHI, Mar 4: 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 last 25 years, particularly in the backdrop of the plight of displaced Kashmiri Pandit community, a press release issued by the Minister’s office said.

Singh, Minister of State for Personnel, Public grievances and Pensions, gave a patient hearing to Vidhu Vinod Chopra and his team.

He suggested to them to 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. (PTI)

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