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The Admirers of The Nation (34:55)

J&K has some known young achievers and this documentary film showcases their achievements and their potential.
These young achievers have scripted the new history in different spheres of life. The idea behind showcasing the achievements of young people is to create a spirit of competition in our civil society so that more and more young talented youth are harnessed and new innovators are born, known and recognized.
The positive signals of such documentaries shall reconstruct the crumbled walls of peace and tolerance, like Ten-year-old girl Tajamul Islam, who scripted a new history in November at world Kick boxing championship in Italy where she made India proud by bagging the gold medal in sub-junior category.
Arifa jan is a young Kashmiri woman whose crafts journey took an unusual route to reach a position. Her family background is not from craft family but she set to revive a traditional Kashmiri Craft called “Namada Sazi”.

Young Bilal Dar rows his small boat in the deep waters of Wular to collect the floating plastic, which has choked the life of water.

Young Bilal’s shot to fame when Hon’ble Prime Minister noticed his efforts, his endeavours to clean this largest Lake of Asia. He named him in famous radio broadcast, “Mann Ki Baat”

  • Gul Reyaz
  • Dr. Sohan Kaul
  • Satish Vimal
  • Gul Reyaz
  • Gul Reyaz
    Key Cast
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  • Runtime:
    34 minutes 55 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 30, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    20,000 USD
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    Digital, H D (1920?1080i)
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  • 5th international film festival of Shimla
    October 5, 2019
    5 october, 2019
    Special Screening
Director Biography - GUL REYAZ

Gul Reyaz is first Kashmiri Award winning Filmmaker and Actor. Gul Reyaz rose from humble origins by starting his career as a stage artist where he subsequently ended up directing certain award winning serials, Plays & Tele films for different channels of Doordarshan. He has directed more than 60 Television Serials, 26 documentaries, 3 Tele-films & 6 stage plays and received many honors & appreciations. He has directed a documentary film for Douglas University of Canada “Paradise in Haze”
He has won lot of acclaim and appreciation for his short film “Gul” which has been screened in most of states of the country and also in Spain, West Amazon. He was awarded best filmmaker of Kashmir in 2015, by Kashmir News Network. Besides, he has been recipient of 12 awards & 17 nominations for his famous short film ‘GUL’ . He was awarded ‘A’ top by National School of Drama for 45 days theatre workshop.
Gul Reyaz is also Member of Jury for Kashmir Got Talent 2015, by Pace Production & University of Kashmir, Member of selection committee for 8th, 9th, & 10th Jaipur international film festival 2016, 17 &18, Member of Jury for 2nd , 3rd & 4th international Film Festival of Prayag 2016, 17, 18-19
Dynamic, Creative Filmmaker, with ability to envision the genesis of a creative idea and manage conceptual projects successfully from beginning to end, Gul Reyaz has made a mark in the J&K film fraternity through his sheer hard work resourcefulness and innovative, producing inspiring works. Gul is a high impact contributor with outstanding time management and interpersonal skills.
1. Basohli Documentary Film in Kashmiri (2001)
2. Dharay Pahari Tele-film (2003-04)
3. Rasul Mir Urdu Short Film` (2012)
4. Khaab Kashmiri Short Film (2012)
5. Sawaloon Ke Ghere Main Tele Film for MHA (2012-13)
5.Paradise in Haze Documentary film in English (2017)
As independent Filmmaker
1. GUL Urdu Short film 2014
2. ABYSMAL (Unending) Fiction 2016-17
Documentary Film ready to release
1.The Hope of Tomorrow December 2018
2.The admirers of the Nation Documentary film 2019
Under Production
1.SHUSHUR The Frozen Time Feature Film in Urdu/Kashmiri

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Director Statement

The Concept behind this film is to showcase those young and talented youth who have seamlessly contributed towards the development of our Nation and have become the top notch in the civil society.