Friday, August 11, 2017

WHEN BOLLYWOOD FILM STARS PLAYED AN EXHIBITION CRICKET MATCH IN KASHMIR

                           



JASHN E KASHMIR 1956.....BAKSHI GHULAM MOHD WITH  NARGIS AND OTHER PLAYERS FROM CRICKET TEAM OF BOLLYWOOD FILM STARS ..

A Cricket match between two teams  of film stars was played during the Jashn e kashmir Celebrations . Raj Kapoor was also seen with Leg-guards and a bat in his hand . Nirupa Roy,Agha and Tragedy king Dilip Kumar were also in white dress  for this Exhibition match.The match was played at present JKCA ground  Chinar Bagh opposite Present Burn Hall School.

The film stars were brought to Kashmir in chartered plane at Government's expenses. Boarding and Lodging arrangements were also made by Government of Jammu And Kashmir.

Jashn e Kashmir was a major effort by Government to showcase Kashmir as a Tourist Destination to  the Nation.

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