Kargil: Release of Feature Film “Date of Baraf” has laid the foundation of a new industry in Kargil, the film industry.
This was stated by the Chief executive Councilor LAHDC Kargil Haji Hanifa Jan during the official screening of the first Feature Film of Kargil Ladakh in Purgi Language “Date of Baraf”.
Haji Hanifa Jan along with executive Councilor Mohsin Ali and Tsering Angdus and CEO/Deputy Commissioner LAHDC Kargil Kacho Hassan Khan released the Movie directed by first National School of Drama (NSD) Graduate from Kargil Kacho Ahmed Khan at Conference Hall Baroo.
Haji Hanifa appreciated the efforts of Kacho Ahmed Khan and his team for making such a beautiful film and focusing it on the development of tourism in Kargil.
The Film is produced by one of the most youth friendly person and social worker Gulzar Hussain Munshi (Kingi).
On this occasion Kingi told that it’s a beginning which needs to be supported as well as critical analysis is required to enhance the scope in a new field of expertise. He further told that the film is focused on promoting Winter Tourism in Kargil.
Kacho Ahmed Khan while talking to media told that the film has been completed in two years with the help of locally available resources and use of One Camera with the help of Expertise of Nasir Zaidi of STV and actors and members of Ranthag Theater Group.
He told that it was an experience of what they do on Stage to capture in Camera, which he hopes has been met and overall a thrust to recognize the language of Kargil Purgi which is nowhere at State as well as National level.
Talking about the film Kacho told that the film portrays about the struggle of the people of Kargil due to dis-connectivity as well as about the journey of a boy from Kargil to International level Ski Championship.
In the meantime the Purgi writers Form has expressed their gratitude to Kacho Ahmed Khan for his effort to make the first feature film of Kargil in “Purgi” Language, which according to them will boost the struggle of recognizing the Purgi Language at State Level and also proves that the Language is the language which is spoken by majority of the people in Kargil District.
2015 Kashmir Despatch