Just a week away from its theatrical release, the makers of the eagerly-awaited and much-talked-about movie ‘The Kashmir Files’ including National award winning filmmaker Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri and cast – Pallavi Joshi, Darshan Kumaar and Bhasha Sumbli hosted a special screening of the exodus drama at Ground Zero in Jammu.
The makers had invited influential personalities, politicians, Army Officers and known Kashmiri Pandits for the special screening of ‘The Kashmir Files’, which was met with a huge response, recognition and admiration. Post the screening, the makers interacted with every individual present and took their feedback on the tragic story that needs to be told to the world.
Not only the distinguished guests were moved by the narrative and plight of Kashmiri pandits after watching the movie, but also praised Vivek’s vision and guts to make a film on such challenging and unspoken subject.
post the screening, the makers had invited the media for an interaction session about the film and the unfortunate incident that left us all shocked for life. Needless to say, the media was moved by the horror stories they heard from the makers and the difficulties they faced while shooting the movie in Jammu and Kashmir.
During the end of last year, Vivek and his wife-actress Pallavi Joshi visited the USA for over a month-long schedule of the special screenings of their highly-anticipated movie ‘The Kashmir Files’ across different cities.
Touted to be one of the most important, relevant and unreported story of Indian history, Vivek’s next ‘The Kashmir Files’ was invited by several prestigious institutes and organizations in the USA. The critically-acclaimed filmmaker along with Pallavi Joshi were happy about the humongous and heartfelt response for ‘The Kashmir Files’ during the movie screenings.
Vivek with his team, led by his wife Pallavi Joshi, took the task and carried extensive research, despite being under the threat of fatwa over last three years. The team studied each story and finally set out to make a feature film. Vivek was challenged by Covid-19, yet he didn’t relent on his mission and completed the research and wrote an engaging story and screenplay that has transformed into an epic film on screen.
Living up to its title, ‘The Kashmir Files’ is a true story, based on video interviews of the first generation victims of The Kashmir Genocide of Kashmiri Pandit Community. It’s a heart-wrenching narrative of the pain, suffering, struggle and trauma of Kashmiri pandits and questions eye-opening facts about democracy, religion, politics and humanity.
Written and directed by Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri, the exodus drama features a stellar cast of actors including Mithun Chakraborty, Anupam Kher, Darshan Kumaar, Pallavi Joshi and Chinmay Mandlekar.
Produced by Zee Studios and Tej Narayan Agarwal, Abhishek Agarwal, Pallavi Joshi and Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri, ‘The Kashmir Files’, written and directed by Vivek Agnihotri is scheduled to release in theatres on 11th March, 2022.