The Kashmir Files by writer and director Vivek Agnihotri became grabbed national attention after its recent release. Based on true events of the early 90s, it draws a fictional storyline to show the exodus turned genocide of Kashmiri Pandits.
Though the movie is heavily criticised for bringing new theories to the established history, it became the highest-grossing film in the Hindi film industry in 2022. The Kashmir Files will soon be available on OTT.
The plot of this film often takes you back and forth to the situation of the 1990s and the modern India of 2020. Islamic militants take over the beautiful crown state of Kashmir and starts killing Pandits of that region in cold blood.
Darshan Kumar And Anupam Kher have brilliantly done their parts as the leading protagonists. Pushkar (Anupam Kher) dies and all his friends pay their tribute to him and recall the chilling and inhumane scenes from the past, labeling it as “genocide’’.
Release of the Kashmir Files
There were many concerns over the portrayal of the Muslim community in the movie. There were many scenes that had to be removed from the film in order to release it. The theatrical release of the Kashmir Files took place on March 11 2022. The number of screens was later increased to 4000 from earlier 630 screens.
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Where to watch the Kashmir Files
If one wishes to watch this drama genre film, they can catch it on ZEE5. The complete film will be available on this platform for all the drama and thrill lovers out there from May 13.
IMDb rates the movie 8.3 stars for its screenplay. Many heavily praised the performance of Pallavi Joshi, who is portrayed as a professor who perpetrates hate among students. Mithun Chakraborty, Chinmay Mandelkar, Bhasha Sumbli, Atul Srivastava, and other supporting actors are also responsible for the success of The Kashmir Files.