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SRINAGAR: Today most prestigious  Sufi Literary function was held at Tagore  hall  titled "Agaz e Chilla kalan" by Kashmir Society international in which Great and prestigious Sufi creative icons , singers ,film personalities presented their programmes. The Globally acclaimed and awaited Film "Half Widow" trailer was released as a special announcement that in year 2019 Full Film "Half Widow " will be released at international and National level  in coming 2019 .Entire Kashmir is waiting for this Film.

The youth group Awaz the Band, For Her the Band, Team Kashmir Band, and various Bands who presented Shamas Faqeer ,Sheikh ul Aalam were highly appreciated by jam packed audience. While speaking on the occasion khawaja Farooq Renzushah said that Kashmir civilization is superior to all other distinguished civilizations of  world but National media presents it in demining way.

On this occasion Jenab Noor sahib , Jenab Nagraad sahib Sufi icon , The khadeeman e Peer e tarreqat e Qalandaria Sheikh Amin sahib of Ajara  ,Iqra pandit (organising Secretary of Agaz-E-Chilai Kalaan) and Mohammad Shafi Pandit of KSI,Jenab Indumeet Singh , jenab Abrar sahib of Anti drug Anti wine Movement in kashmir , jenab Tariq Shera of Angel Acadamy were present .

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  • Radio catalyst for preservation, promotion of   Culture, language: Ganai

JAMMU: Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today called for revival of radio listening as it acts as a catalyst for preservation and promotion of cultural heritage. He was addressing audience here at a musical event organized by Radio Shardha, an outfit of Pir Panchal Organization.  Mayor Jammu Municipal Corporation, Chander Mohan Gupta, Secretary JKAACL Dr. Aziz Hajini, Ex MLC Vijay Bakaya, Retd Session Judge B L Saraf, President Pir Panchal and Director Radio Sharda 90.4 FM Ramesh Hangloo were also present on the occasion.

Describing Radio as a potential and effective medium of information and communication, Ganai said in today’s globalized and blended world, Radio helps people across the world to communicate regardless of boundaries and geographic limitations. Khurshid Ganai praised Radio Sharda for its contribution in promoting and preserving rich Kashmiri culture and language in the State.

He urged the Kashmiri community, especially youth to continue to uphold the Kashmiri ethos the way they have been doing till this time. He assured every support from government for the welfare and well being of the community and enabling them to preserve their culture and traditions where ever they live. Advisor Ganai appreciated the performances of artists during the musical event featuring singing, dancing and skits which threw light on rich Kashmiri Culture and tradition.

Earlier, the Advisor alongwith other dignitaries gave away awards to the persons who were and are associated with Radio Shardha. Earlier, Ramesh Hangloo presented a welcome address and thanked all the awardees who contributed in making Radio Sharda popular in the state.

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JAMMU: Mushtaq Kak, Sangeet Natak Akademi awardee and senior theatre and film artist has announced a ‘Natya Utsav’- a national theatre festival  dedicated to legendary theatrist late Kavi Rattan. In a meeting held today, Kak said that it was his cherished dream paying tribute to the state’s modern theatrist Kavi Rattan- a National School of Drama graduate – who brought a revolutionary method of theatre techniques in the state.

“Besides being additional secretary of Cultural Academy, Kavi Rattan was a protagonist of modern theatre in state who devised unique methodology in shaping various aspects of the drama. Generations are following his  idiom today . Natya Utsav will be a real tribute to him ,” said Mushtaq. Born in 1940, in the family of Pandit Raghunath Shashtri, a talented playwright, actor, director and a 1965 post-graduate in English, Kavi Rattan was awarded first scholarship for theatre by J&K Cultural Academy to undergo training in theatre direction at National School of Drama, Delhi.

A student of Ebrahim Elkazi, he had distinction of working with prominent directors including Peter Brooks, K N Pannikar, Mohan Maharishi, Habib Tanvir, Ebrahim Elkazi, Om Shiv Puri, B V Kamath, Rattan Thayiam, Ved Rahi and Shayam Benagal. In meeting, it was discussed that plays from J&K as well as other states will be invited for participation in the Utsav which is to be held from February 15, 2019. Khalid Hussain, former DC Jammu, Ravinder Kaul art critic and senior artists Prtiam Katoch, Madan Rangila and Romesh Chander attended the meet.