The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) held in Goa came to an end on Monday. In the closing ceremony, the jury’s statement created an uproar when it described the film ‘The Kashmir Files’ as a ‘propaganda and vulgar’ film. Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid said he was upset and surprised that the film was shown at the event. He said it looked like a propaganda. Nadav Lapid’s video went viral on social media. ‘The Kashmir Files’ started trending on Twitter. Now the reaction has started coming from the actors and makers of the film.
Anupam Kher tweeted
Anupam Kher tweeted on calling ‘The Kashmir Files’ as propaganda. He wrote, ‘No matter how high the height of a lie, it is always small in comparison to the truth.’ Anupam Kher shared his picture from ‘The Kashmir Files’ in a tweet.
Darshan Kumar saddened by the statement
The film’s actor Darshan Kumar said in a conversation with ETimes, ‘Everyone has an opinion on what they see and hear, but the fact cannot be denied that The Kashmir Files is a film that is based on a community of Kashmiri Pandits. Shows the plight of He is still fighting for justice against terrorism. He said, ‘This film is not on obscenity but on truth.’
Ashok Pandit in support of the film
Filmmaker Ashok Pandit reacted strongly to the jury’s statement. He said that he has objection to such statement. He writes, ‘There is strong objection to the language used by Nadav Lapid for the Kashmir files. Showing the massacre of 3 lakh Kashmiri Hindus cannot be called obscene. As a filmmaker and a Kashmiri Pandit, I condemn this shameful act towards the victims of terrorism.
one of the hit movies of the year
Let us tell you that ‘The Kashmir Files’, directed by Vivek Agnihotri, was released earlier this year. The film starred Anupam Kher, Pallavi Joshi, Mithun Chakraborty and Darshan Kumar in lead roles. The story of the film is the story of the genocide of Kashmiri Pandits in the 90s. It is one of the most successful films of the year 2022.