Bub (film)

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Directed by Jyoti Sarup
Written by Jyoti Sarup
Pamposh Bhat
Starring K.K. Raina
Virendra Razdan
Raju Kher
Kuber Sarup
Yogesh Kilam
Music by Pt. Bhajan Sopori
Bashir Arif (lyrics)
Cinematography Gagrin Mishra
Edited by Chetan Dubey
Distributed by NFDC
Release date
  • 1 December 2001 (2001-12-01)
Running time
114 minutes
Country India
Language Kashmiri
Budget 40 lakh (US$62,000)

Bub (English: Father) is an Indian film in Kashmiri language directed by Jyoti Sarup. It released in Jammu on 1 December 2001. It is only the third Kashmiri film, the preceding one was released 38 years before. The film won the Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration at the 49th National Film Awards. The film is based on the Wandhama Massacre, where several Kashmiri Pandits were killed by militants before the Republic Day on 26 January and focuses on one such family that was massacred.


  • K. K. Raina ... Shiban Lal
  • Kuber Sarup ... Vinod
  • Virendra Razdan ... Vinod's uncle
  • Raju Kher... Neighbor
  • Yogesh Kilam ... Shiban's younger brother
  • Minakshi Kaul ... Neighbor's daughter
  • Sameer Sahni...Beauty's (Meenakshi)friend


Bub was greeted with a positive response from the media. The Hindu said that the film "describes the pain of a Kashmiri boy who lost his parents" and it also "gives an insight into the various aspects of Kashmiri society, culture".[1] Radio Kashmir praised the performances, saying "Mr. K.K.Raina, whose character runs throughout the movie, has done an excellent job".Praising the newcomer it said, "The young Kuber Sarup, 14 years old, does a very superb restrained part"."Radio Kashmir". Archived from the original on 11 October 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-30. 



  1. ^ a b [1] Article in The Hindu