The Kashmir Files Review: This film on the plight of Kashmiri Pandits will make you cry, read the review here

New Delhi, Jnn. The Kashmir Files Review: Anupam Kher and Mithun Chakraborty’s film The Kashmir Files has hit the theaters on Friday. Based on the true tragedy of Kashmiri Pandits, this film will leave you stunned. The horrific period of the 1990s when Kashmiri Pandits were forced to leave their own homes. The film also suggests that it was not just an escape but a massacre.

Director Vivek Agnihotri said that in this film from ‘Article 370’ to the history and mythology of Kashmir. In this film, it has been mentioned prominently that how the genocide of Kashmiri Pandits was kept suppressed for years for political reasons.

The story of the film starts from the 1990s and reaches the present year. Krishna (Darshan Kumar) studying in Delhi comes to Srinagar to fulfill the last wish of his grandfather Pushkar Nath Pandit (Anupam Kher). Unaware of Kashmir’s past, he starts searching for the truth related to his family. Here he meets four of his grandfather’s friends. Gradually, the discussion of exodus and genocide of Kashmiri Pandits starts between them and the story reaches in 1990.

It was further shown in the film that how terrorists roam the streets of Kashmir with guns and find and kill Kashmiri Pandits, whether the elderly, whether women, terrorists do not leave even children. Seeing this scene in the film will shake your soul. You will start imagining what an atmosphere of fear will be at that time. Showing all the violence on Kashmiri Pandits, the film also showed how the administration of the state had also become helpless at that time.

Talking about acting, Anupam Kher will go down in your hearts with his acting. At the same time, Mithun Chakraborty has done a great job. Apart from these, Darshan Kumar, Pallavi Joshi, Prakash Belavadi, Puneet Issar, Atul Srivastava, Chinmay Mandlekar, Bhasha Sumbali have also appeared in important roles in the film.

Vivek Agnihotri has done research for years and worked on the story of this film, which is clearly visible on the screen. The director has touched upon many issues in this story of displacement and genocide of Kashmiri Pandits. The director has specially tried to show the suffering of Kashmiri Pandits through three characters. Although things have been repeated many times in the story, which you may find a bit strange.

Movie Review: The Kashmir Files

Lead Cast: Anupam Kher, Mithun Chakraborty, Darshan Kumar, Pallavi Joshi, Prakash Belavadi and Puneet Issar

Director : Vivek Agnihotri

Star: Three and a half

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