The hall of the abandoned Firdous cinema. Photo: Sameer MushtaqThe hall of the abandoned Firdous cinema. Photo: Sameer Mushtaq
The hall of the abandoned Firdous cinema. Photo: Sameer Mushtaq

Bollywood’s lost love: the forgotten cinemas of Indian Kashmir

  • Before Kashmir became synonymous with unrest, its movie halls were the love of Bollywood
  • Now, 30 years since they were shut by rebels who deemed them un-Islamic there is hope once more for the region’s movie-lovers
Topic |   Kashmir
The hall of the abandoned Firdous cinema. Photo: Sameer MushtaqThe hall of the abandoned Firdous cinema. Photo: Sameer Mushtaq
The hall of the abandoned Firdous cinema. Photo: Sameer Mushtaq
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