‘The Kashmir Files’- A tale of curtailed voices of the lost paradise
The Kashmir Files is a movie that depicts a tragic story based on the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the valley in the 1990s. Despite the fact that this movie neither has a superstar nor has a big budget but still this film is emerging as the first choice for movie watchers. With an IMDB rating of 8.3/10, the movie has reached a milestone like no other. The film is directed by Vivek Agnihotri and is receiving praise from critics to audiences. As of now, the film is doing wonderfully great at the box office and the weekend collection stands at Rs 27.15 crores.
The Director of the movie has stated that he has traveled to many countries around the world and many cities of India to meet Kashmiri Pandit victims and recorded interviews of over 700 sufferers. The film is an untold story of Kashmiri Pandits from their homeland in the 90s, where Agnihotri has unshakably taken every side with the version of the event. By employing the facts in front of the people, the truth was needed to come out. The film was made on the ground of videos, interviews of the first-generation victims of the Kashmir Genocide of Pandits community in the valley. It is the heart-wrenching narrative of the pain, suffering, agony, struggle, and trauma of the Kashmiri pandits and trauma of victims. What makes this film different is the eye-opening facts about democracy, religion, politics, and humankind.
This story was needed to be confronted, that need to come to terms with; not to relieve the terror, not to instill insecurity, but to make sure that such incident is never repeated again. The peace by turning eyes away from the uncomfortable truth and be in need to face the situations courageously.
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