Budding Kashmiri actress Farhana Bhat shines in Bollywood

Srinagar (J&K), July 26 (ANI): Kashmiri youth are reaping the benefits of opportunities they are getting post abrogation of Article 370. Farhana Bhat, a budding actress from Srinagar received fame after her casting in Bollywood film 'Laila Majnu'. Six-years ago, she joined local group of artists and started working in different commercials. “I started as a junior actor in the background, after which I got offers for commercials, and my profile built gradually," Farahana Bhat said. Bhat's life changed after she was called for 'Laila Majnu' audition. “When I auditioned for 'Laila Majnu', I bagged role of the lead actress' cousin named Jasmeet," Farhana shared her journey. Budding artiste has two more Bollywood films lined up for coming years. "My goal is to engage the youth in a positive way to give them some sort of a platform so that they are not discouraged. A lot of young girls message me expressing their desire to join the industry; I always encourage and help them," she said.

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