SRINAGAR: Kashmir’s lone multiplex cinema has witnessed a surge in moviegoers as the highly anticipated Bollywood film “Jawan” hit the screens.
Movie enthusiasts from across the valley have filled the seats, and the cinema proudly displays the “Houseful” sign.
Directed by Atlee, Sharukh Khan and Nayanthara starrer Jawan was released on Thursday across India. The movie also features south superstar Vijay Sethupathi and Deepika Padukone in cameo.
Vijay Dhar, owner of the INOX Cinema theatre said ‘Jawan’ is witnessing a ‘good’ response in Srinagar as advance bookings are coming in huge numbers.
“When the picture is good and people like it. So far, till Thursday show is houseful, ” he said. Dhar said SRK is very much revered in the valley, which he said was evident with enormous response during the release of ‘Pathan’
Local resident Amina Ahmed shared her excitement, saying, “I couldn’t wait to see ‘Jawan.’ It’s a story that resonates with us, and the cinema experience makes it even more special.”
The success of “Jawan” in Kashmir reflects the power of storytelling and the enduring love for cinema in the region. As the weekend unfolds, it promises to be a memorable cinematic journey for all who attend, celebrating the magic of movies in the heart of the valley.