,The Delhi Public School, Srinagar on Tuesday held a felicitation ceremony for Master Talha Arshid Reshi for his performance in the film ‘Hamid’.
An official statement said Talha’s sensitive portrayal of a child in siege has earned him rear reviews from critics and viewers alike. “His success testifies to the immense contribution of the school to encourage and develop talent of any form. The school’s dramatic wing under the wings of Sajid Reshi has been instrumental in shaping the precocious talents, and frequently places it in services of portraying issues concerning the society…,” the statement said.
Congratulating Talha, Principal Alistair R A Freese said: “His portrayal of Hamid brought tears to my eyes. I was so overwhelmed by his sensitivity and understanding of the role. I am very proud that the school has contributed to such a fine product of art.”
Talha expressed his gratitude to the school, and said without encouragement from school he would never have dreamt of “achieving much, let alone acting”.
The Chairman DPS School, Vijay Dhar also congratulated Talha. “I am glad that students are branching out into unconventional career choices. I am proud of his accomplishment, and those at school who helped him reach this stage,” Dhar said.