Kashmir’s Tribute to Game of Thrones Featured in Official Fan Anthem
While the millions of fans are ardently discussing the forthcoming events of eighth and final season of Game of Thrones returning on April 2019, the Fan Anthem #ForTheThrone released on HBO is taking the social media by storm.
The video features every tribute ever paid by fans of GoT, including one Kashmiri tribute ‘The Cure’. The video is a montage and has already reached a half of million views on YouTube.
The Cure, A Kashmiri tribute to Game of Thrones, was entirely shot in snow-clad mountains of Gulmarg— featuring Sufiyan Malik, an 18-year-old artist from Srinagar who plays the traditional instrument ‘Rabab’.
The Kashmiri tribute features Muazzam Bhat as Jon Snow accompanied by his own Kashmiri Night’s Watch, and has some superb shots of snow-clad mountains, and the dead buried within them.
On March 2018, the local artists of Kashmir set out to pay tribute to the highly popular television series Game of Thrones where a group of young Kashmiri artists produced a short video titled ‘The Cure: Game of Thrones Kashmiri Tribute’.
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The video took the social media by storm with thousands of views soon after it was uploaded on YouTube. One of the biggest attractions of the video was the background music composed by Sufiyan Malik, most of which was played on ‘Rabab’. The director of the film is a young Kashmiri named Ruman Hamdani.
Watch full Kashmiri Tribute here:
Game of Thrones is an immensely popular fantasy drama television series show that has aired for seven seasons on HBO. The series is based on the epic fantasy novel series, A Song of Ice and Fire, written by George R. R. Martin. The first season of GoT was aired on April 17, 2011 and has attracted the viewership of millions with active international fan base. The final season is set to premiere on April 14, 2019.
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