Ye Jawani Hai Deewani turns Gulmarg into Manali Causes Omar peeved

Karan Johar Movie YJHD Portrayed just Temple and Span resort In Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah is annoyed at the Producer and Director of Bollywood film ‘Ye Jawani Hai Deewani’ for not giving his state referable credit and demonstrating locations in Kashmir as Manali.

Giving vent his frustration on the micro-blogging site Twitter, Omar wrote on Saturday: “It’s irritating when we roll out the red carpet and facilitate the shoot only to have people believe its Manali Artistic Licence #YJHD.”

Karan Johar the producer of movie who was the first to shoot in the Valley in 2013 and Omar visited Gulmarg in the dead of winter to host a dinner for the film crew.

“Those of you planning to visit Manali because of what you saw in YJHD should know except for the Temple and Span resort, it’s all Gulmarg,” the CM wrote.

In order to attract film productions, the state extends all support including providing high-level security to the film crews and cast.

 According to social media sites Omar said: “I am not hurt or upset. Neither am I being irrational… just trying to protect the interest of my state.”


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