Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Game of Thrones Kashmir Connection


My wife doesn't like that I end up tying everything to Kashmir. But, I can't help it. It is true. Yes, everything is tied to Kashmir. Even Game of Thrones.

High Sparrow and his faith militants


[Randhir Bhan wondered] Is our good old Pheran in Game of Thrones?

Quite possible, as the designer April Ferry has worked on Ashutosh Gowariker’s upcoming firm 'Mohenjo Daro'. 

But, but...the tale it seems is more interesting. That costume was introduced to the series much earlier season. The character "High Sparrow" and his faith militants might have an even more interesting Kashmir connection.
D.B. Weiss, the screen writer for the TV series had in around 2008 written a script for a film called "Kashmir". The story revolved "around three ex-mercenaries who stumble upon information as to where a wanted terrorist will be for a short period of time. They decide to brave a trip into the volatile region between Pakistan and India to catch the terrorist and claim the $30 million bounty on his head. Each man has a different motive for taking the dangerous journey, and their loyalties are tested when the going gets rough."

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