In an effort to show its appreciation for the people of Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian Army, which plays a pivotal role in securing the region’s borders and providing for their well-being, has organised a short film festival like no other. The youth of Jammu, Kashmir, and Ladakh are being encouraged to use their latent filmmaking abilities in a constructive manner through participation in the very first short film festival, which has been given the name “Dil Mange More.”
The Dil Mange More Youth Cinema Festival 2022 is for talented young people of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. 2022 will see this festival in J&K and Ladakh. Captain Rahul Bali of the Indian Army came up with the idea for the massive film festival that would last for an entire month in order to put into action Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s goal of empowering the young people of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
Jammu and Kashmir’s youngsters have been urged to create short films of 5 to 15 minutes in length and submit them online by December 10. The festival’s closing ceremony will take place on December 16, 2022, and will include participation from notable Bollywood cinema celebrities as well as key people. The winning film will receive one lakh rupees, the second place film will receive 75 thousand rupees, and the third place short film will receive 50 thousand rupees.
The top three winners of the short film competition will receive instruction and assistance from award-winning directors Imtiaz Ali, Rahul Mitra, and Omesh Shukla so they may display their abilities at the International Indian Film Festival.
Over 15,000 young people from Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh took part in workshops and master classes hosted by award-winning directors Imtiaz Ali, Rahul Mitra, Umesh Shukla, Rahat Kazmi, and well-known actresses Sara Khan and Tariq Khan.