- Raaj Kumar
- Zain Khan Durrani
- Abrar Qazi
- Sadia Khateeb
- Kiran Kumar
- Sanjay Suri
- Rahul Bhat
- Ayesha Jhulka, actress born in Srinagar
- Sandeepa Dhar, actress born in Srinagar
- Arjumman Mughal, actress from Nowshera, Jammu and Kashmir
- Prerna Bhatt, actress born in Kashmir
- Zaira Wasim, actress born in Srinagar
- Katrina Kaif
- Danish Renzu
- Sunayana Kachroo
- Sumit Raina
- Aamir Bashir
- Mir Sarwar
- Anupam Kher
- Mudasir Dar, Director, Writer, Producer
- Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Director
- Hussein Khan, Director Actor
- Tariq Bhat, Director
- Zameer Ashai
- RJ Rafiq
- Shahid lateef
1960s to 1980sEdit
The first Kashmiri feature film, (Mainz Raat, directed by Jagjiram Pal) was released in 1964. In 1972 Shayar-e-Kashmir Mahjoor, a biography of Kashmiri poet Mahjoor, was released. Made in Urdu and Kashmiri, the film was a joint venture of the Department of Information of Jammu and Kashmir and Indian filmmaker Prabhat Mukherjee. Babaji (directed by Jyoti Sarup) followed 39 years, but it was not screened in Kashmir. A 1989 film, Inqalaab, was not released due to the turbulent political situation at the time. Because of the 1989 insurgency, film production in Kashmir was halted and an unofficial screening ban imposed on Bollywood films.
Several films were made post 2000. However only few of them had a proper release in theatres/cinema halls through proper distribution. Harud, Kashmir Daily and Half Widow are only films in this list and were released on the platform of PVR. Harud was made under A Chasing Tales Production, starring Raza Naji and Kashmir Daily under Seven Two Creations and Safdar Arts and Half Widow under Renzu Films and Gaya Arts.
Akh Daleel Loolech (Love Story) starring Mir Sarwar, it was the first Kashmiri digital feature film, premiered in India in 2006. Directed by Aarshad Mushtaq, the historical drama explored the Kashmiri people's social and political struggles during the 19th century. In 2012, Kashmir’s first 35mm feature film Partav directed by Dilnawaz Muntazir was released. This movie, Valley of Saints, a romantic drama set near Dal Lake in Srinagar and directed by Musa Syeed, addressed environmental issues surrounding the lake. Kashmir Daily, Mir Sarwar played the leading character in this film, he has also done several Bollywood films as well. Kashmir Daily is filmed in Hindi and Kashmiri and produced and directed by Hussein Khan, was scheduled for release in spring 2016 but ultimately released on 6th Jan 2018. Among few films which are ready is Bed No. 17 which is directed by Mir Sarwar and should release by the end of 2020 
Three television films have been produced in Kashmir: Rasool Mir (1974–75), directed by Bashir Badgami; Habba Khatoon (1977-1978), directed by Bashir Badgami and Arnimaal (1982–83), directed by Siraj Qureshi.
The first Kashmiri film shown at the Cannes Film Festival was Ezra Mir's 1952 documentary, Pamposh (Lotus). Inshallah, Kashmir is a 2012 documentary directed, produced and written by Ashvin Kumar. Other notable documentaries are Papa 2 (2000) and Ocean of Tears (2012). In 2017, documentary on Pragaash kashmiri girls band with focus on Women's rights in Jammu and Kashmir was released.
Cinemas in Kashmir, including seven in Srinagar, were closed due to the 1989 insurgency. In 1996, due to efforts by the National Conference government, the Broadway, Regal and Neelam Cinemas showed Vidhu Vinod Chopra's Kareeb. After further attacks, as of 2015 Kashmir cinemas are closed and DVD film piracy is flourishing. Director Tariq Bhat worked hard to push Cinema Culture in Kashmir by organising movie screenings of his directorial debut film Zindagi Tumse (2019) 
Obstacles to reviving the Kashmiri film industry are the lack of financial and government support. However, some people are making independent films few examples are Harud, Kashmir Daily and Half Widow and these three films are the only ones so far which have released. In 2014 Kashmiri filmmaker Ali Emran decided to shoot a film in Kashmir based on The Fountainhead. Identity Card- Ek Lifeline (2014) by Kashmiri filmmaker Rahat Kazmi received three awards at the American International Film Festival. In November 2014, the film was released worldwide. According to the Prime Minister of India, reviving the Kashmiri film industry would provide jobs for Kashmiri youth. In May 2015, Salman Khan said during the filming of Bajrangi Bhaijaan which had some actors from Kashmir like Mir Sarwar, Bashir Bhawani etc. that Kashmiri cinemas should be re-opened. Imtiaz Ali praised the state government for encouraging filmmakers in the valley after Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed visited Mumbai to meet with Bollywood industry figures.
In June 2020, it was reported that a three-storey multiplex is likely to start by March 2021, which will be built adjacent to Srinagar's cinema hall of the 1990s decade called the Broadway cinema in the Badami Bagh cantonment area of Srinagar.
Multiplexes in Jammu and KashmirEdit
Jammu and Kashmir has several multiplex cinemas:
Kashmir film festivalsEdit
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