*Shooting begins in Srinagar, crew to stay in Kashmir for 4 month*
*Lead Bollywood stars like Naseer-ud-Din Shah, Paresh Rawal and Urvashi Rutela also expected to play characters in the series*
Srinagar: The shooting of the most anticipated web-series on Kashmir titled Kashmir-Enigma of Paradise has begun in Srinagar. The series is directed by filmmaker Atul Agarrwal and it has an interesting line of star cast which include Rajniesh Duggal, Inaamulhaq, Sajad Delafrooz, Ihana Dhillon, Akanksha Puri, Delbar Arya and Mahesh Balraj.
Top Bollywood actors like Naseer-ud-Din Shah, Paresh Rawal and Urvashi Rutela are also expected to arrive in Kashmir to play a few characters in the series.
Director Atul Agarwal said the film will depict a real and unique story of love and longing from Kashmir which has never been depicted earlier.
“Our web series will also have many historical references from Kashmir starting from 1920. It also will focus on the beautiful state and the stories woven around the people living in it,” he said.
“We have 200 crew members who will shoot this project in 120 days. I am very passionate about this project and look forward to starting shooting on it,” he said. “Kashmir is known as heaven of India, and in the past, many films have been made with Kashmir as the backdrop”
He said the first season of the series project will comprise 10 Episodes of 45 minutes each. It will showcase 100 years of history of Kashmir starting from 1920.
“The crew will stay in Kashmir for almost 4 months to shoot their entire project in the valley,” he said
The war sequence of Kabaili attack upon Kashmir in 1947 is also going to be shot, in which Action Director Sunil Rodridgues will be doing the Action part.
The Web Series will be directed by Atul Agarrwal and produced by Rakesh Patel, Rakesh Lahoti, Kaushal Patel, and Sanjay Dutta & Himanshubhai Shah under the banner ONE INDIA MOVIE ENTERTAINMENT.
Agarrwal, who hails from Uttar Pradesh, pursued his M.Phil. from North India. He worked as a journalist and joined various media houses as a journalist like AajTak, Kaal Chakra news magazine, Jan Satta & NBT. He was the editor of ZINDA SAWAAL, a fortnightly publication from New Delhi. Later he decided to move to production and direction and directed the television series ‘BHARAT EK DARSHAN’ on Zee Entertainment Network. He has also directed many South films and Bollywood films along with television commercials.