Srinagar, Jun 21: The screening of Bollywood’s classic film Andaz (1949) on the third day of Kashmir World Film Festival (KWFF) attracted a huge audience at Tagore Hall here.
The films buffs were overwhelmed over the screening of Bollywood film in the festival. “Watching such films on a big screen always has a different feel. I think it must continue,” said a film buff present at the festival.
“Such films have always been neglected by the people, but the organizers of the festival have taken a good decision of screening such films,” he said. “It will give us an overview that how the films were being shot during that time,” he added.
The other films that were screened in the festival include The Wonders of Wood Carving (Eng/Urdu), Daughter of God (Punjabi), Searching for Yong (Korean) and Haenz- The boatman of Kashmir (English).
Another Bollywood film Sargoshiyan directed by Imran Khan and completely shot in Kashmir will be screened on last day of the festival.
Malayalam filmmaker Zakariya who has directed a documentary Sudani from Nigeria interacted with the students in the morning session and talked about many aspects of film-making and also how Malayalam film industry works.
Festival Director Mushtaaque Ali Ahmad Khan said: “Such films are worth to watch. These films teach us so many moral things which we otherwise hardly care about. We will keep screening such films,” he adds.