Regretting lack of commitment among the current breed of film-makers, noted TV producer and director, Bashir Budgami Tuesday said that film makers need to develop a connect with the society.
“When I made Habba Khatoon and Rasul Mir, I had a team which worked out of passion and not for money”, he said, adding, the current breed of film makers apparently lacks the required passion. He was responding to questions posed by various members of audience who were interacting with him under ‘Naamwar’ programme being held at JKAACL Seminar Hall here today. Responding to audience queries he said that for success in film media need was to focus on social issues. “We must focus on social issues. Only then would our work find ready acceptance among people,” he said.
Today’s interactive session was held under the fourth edition of monthly series ‘Naamwar’ which was started by JKAACL-Radio Kashmir in January this year with the objective of honouring doyens from diverse fields of activity. Speaking on the occasion, programme head, Radio Kashmir, Srinagar, Syed Humayun Qaisar said that Naamwar programme would be made more broad-based and efforts shall be made to invite people from as diverse fields as possible. “Our intention is to have broad-based interactions under Naamwar and we are working on it,” he said.