Chinar Corps releases inspirational videos of Josh Talks of Kashmiri youth
Srinagar: Chinar Corps released inspirational videos of Josh Talks of Kashmiri youth at a function held at Badami Bagh Cantonment, Srinagar. On this occasion, three songs/videos were also screened.
“The five-member Josh Talks team, headed by Darpan Sah was also present on this occasion. The function was also attended by Kashmiri achievers whose videos were recorded by the Josh Talks team in December 2021 during their previous visit to Kashmir. In addition, 25 Kashmiri achievers, who have been shortlisted for the next round of recordings by Josh Talks team, were also present,” said PRO (Defence) Srinagar.
“Josh Talk is one of India’s largest regional content and upskilling platforms which was established in 2015 by Shobhit Banga and Supriya Paul. It gives the youth access to relatable role models through content in 10 regional languages. Josh Talks has also received the National Media Award from the Honorable President of India, Ram Nath Kovind,” the PRO said.
“During the event, seven Kashmiri achievers (Sajid Yousuf, Rubiya Saeed, Wajahat Farooq, Sadiya Tariq, Iqra Fayaz, Arif Khan) shared their inspirational stories which have made them role models for the rest of the country and the world. The audience comprised youth of Kashmir from all walks of life,” he said.
“Speaking on the occasion, Darpan Sah, the Vice-President, You-Tube at the Josh Talks in India, brought out that the Kashmiris are extremely talented and thanked the GOC Chinar Corps for facilitating access to these inspirational Kashmiri achievers for sharing their inspirational stories. Darpan Sah currently leads 10 regional languages channels and 03 content category channels at Josh Talks that are focused on creating financial literacy, gender equality and inspiring stories from the grassroots level in India,” the PRO said.
“During the event, three songs/videos were also screened. This included a song from the movie ‘The Hindu Boy’ by Ms Rufy Khan and produced by Punit Balan Studios on Kashmiri Pandit exodus. The movie, ‘The Hindu Boy’ will be released on 06 May 22. The event also showcased a song, ‘Zindabad Mere Hind’, dedicated to the Indian Army by Sarthak Saxena who has been a part of the Indian film industry for the last few years. Thereafter, the audience were enthralled to witness a live rap performance by Rasik Ahmad Sheikh, stage name MC Raa on song ‘Desh Ka Sipahi’, which he dedicated to the Indian Army and the Chinar Corps,” he said.
“Lt Gen DP Pandey, The GOC Chinar Corps conveyed his compliments to all the speakers and welcomed Darpan Sah along with his team and the young Kashmiri achievers. He conveyed his heartfelt gratitude to the Josh Talks team for providing a platform to the young achievers and was very sanguine that this venture will inspire the youth towards the right path. The GOC highlighted that the youth of Kashmir are full of josh and vigour and are representatives of the community. He further extorted that today’s youth are true soldiers of the country who are contesting the very environment that encourages negativity and thoughts of the bygone times,” the PRO said.
“The event was a testimony to the Chinar Corps continuous efforts to provide a platform to the achievers of Kashmir who are inspirations for the youth of the valley and contribute immensely towards the overall development of the Kashmiri society. The youth of Kashmir are the future of the society and are responsible to handover a brighter society to the next generation,” he added.