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JAMMU: First ever film on Maharaja Gulab Singh is all set to be released on the occasion of his 226th birth anniversary on October 21, 2018 at Abhinav Theatre Jammu at 5:00 PM.
Entitled as Gulab Gatha, this film by Balwant Thakur is produced by Natrang and sponsored by Maharaja Gulab Singh Memorial Trust Jammu.
Sharing details, the conceptualizer of this film, Balwant Thakur informed that this will be a unique venture of Natrang aimed at documentation and dissemination of the untold glorious history of the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
He thanked Dr Karan Singh for inspiring him and believing in his abilities to write, produce and direct the first ever firm on Dogra History.
The lead role of Maharaja Gulab Singh is played by FTII’s meritorious product Sunil Kumar Palwal who has many films and TV serials to his credit including Jolly LLB2, Mughal-e-Azam and others. He is supported by prominent TV and stage actors of Jammu including Arvind Anand, Madan Rangeela, Janak Khajuria, Anil Tickoo, Neeraj Kant, Vijay Bhat, Sanjeev Gupta, Suresh Kumar, Subash Jamwal, Sumeet Sharma, Gaurav Jamwal, Rahul Sharma, Aftab Singh Chauhan, Meera Tapasvi, Aarushi Thakur Rana, Gauri Thakur, Mohammad Yaseen, Rahul Singh, Goutam Sharma, Ashish Parihar, Brijesh Avtar Sharma, Sanket Bhagat, Sushant Singh Charak, Aviral Kapoor, Shivam Singh, Kuldeep Angral, Shivam Sharma and Mohsin Malik.
Entire technical crew came from Mumbai and film was technically coordinated by Maloop Singh, Mohammad Yaseen and Gaurav Jamwal. The film is about the journey of a soldier who achieves great success at everything he initiated. His unquestionable obligatory obedience towards Lahore Durbar, his unconditional sacrifice and his conception of a kingdom has been regarded and given value in this. The greatness of leaders is not just in their works but in the way they have been appreciated and personified in the eyes of the people.
Gulab Singh as an emperor held the same qualities of being a courageous warrior. He was a normal person with no lineage of royalty but he established himself as a King with the help of his bravery and continued to keep a hold on his empire because of his well-planned strategic and diplomatic intelligence.
On the occasion Balwant Thakur invited all his well-wishers to find time and witness this show on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 5:00 PM at Abhinav Theatre, Jammu.
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