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Will bring back Bollywood to Kashmir: Modi

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Kishtwar (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov 22:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said he would bring back the glory days of Bollywood when films were shot in Kashmir.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing at the inaugural ceremony of the Mananeeya Eknath Ranade Janm Shati Parva, in New Delhi on November 09, 2014.“I have to bring back Bollywood to Kashmir,” Modi said while addressing a BJP rally in this Jammu and Kashmir town.

Noting that the fastest growing industry in the world today is the tourism industry, he said: “I have to bring back tourism to the state and I have to make Jammu and Kashmir the ultimate tourist destination in the world.”

A number of movies have been shot in Kashmir, including “Kashmir Ki Kali”, “Mission Kashmir”, “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani” and more recently “Haider”.

The five-phased assembly elections begin in the state Nov 25.

(IANS)