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The Kashmir Files

The Kashmir Files is a 2022 Indian Hindi-language drama movie written and directed via Vivek Agnihotri. Produced by means of Zee Studios, the film is primarily based on the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits at some point of the Kashmir Insurgency. It stars Anupam Kher, Darshan Kumar, Mithun Chakraborty, and Pallavi Joshi.

Release Date

The film was initially set to launch theatrically international on 26 January 2022, coinciding with India’s Republic Day, however, turned postponed due to the Omicron variation spread, and sooner or later theatrically launched on 11 March 2022.

Release and box office

The movie has been declared tax-loose in Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, and Karnataka. The Kashmir Files become launched on over 630 monitors in India on 11 March 2022. The movie earned ₹3.55 crores at the home container office on its commencing day. On its 2nd day, the movie confirmed the increase of 139.44% and earned ₹eight.50 crore, taking its overall domestic container office series to ₹12.05 crore. After the stupendous response from the first two days, the displays had been improved to 2000 on 13 March 2022. The film earned ₹15.10 crore at the home box office on its 0.33 day, taking its opening weekend series to ₹27.15 crores.

The Kashmir Files emerged as a field-office hit inside its first days of launch. The film set several container workplace statistics for a small-price range Hindi film.

(It was declared tax-free in Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, and Karnataka. The film has ended up a big field office success, within 3 days of its release, putting several box workplace facts for a small-budget Hindi movie.)

The Kashmir Files | Official Trailer


Cast Of Kashmir Files

  • Mithun Chakraborty as Brahma Dutt IAS
  • Anupam Kher as Pushkar Nath Pandit
  • Darshan Kumar as Krishna Pandit
  • Pallavi Joshi as Radhika Menon
  • Chinmay Mandlekar as Farooq Ahmed Dar (Bitta Karate)
  • Prakash Belawadi as Dr. Mahesh Kumar
  • Puneet Issar as DGP Hari Narain
  • Bhasha Sumbli as Sharda Pandit
  • Sourav Verma as Afzal
  • Mrinal Kulkarni as Laxmi Dutt
  • Atul Srivastava as Vishnu Ram
  • Prithviraj Sarnaik
  • Amaan Iqbal as Karan Pandit

Plot Of Kashmir Files

The movie revolves around the journey of a younger student Krishna (Darshan Kumar), who is going from being brainwashed by the way of professor Radhika Menon (Pallavi Joshi) to sooner or later studying approximately what’s provided because of the real activities of the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits.[citation needed]

The movie portrays the activities surrounding the exodus as a “genocide”, in which thousands of Kashmiri Hindus had been massacred, girls raped and youngsters shot. The displaced households are shown residing as refugees till today.


On 14 August 2019, Agnihotri announced the film with its first appearance poster saying, “the film could be an honest research into certainly one of the biggest human tragedies”. Director Vivek Agnihotri finished the script, stationed at an undisclosed place inside the Himalayas. The issue of the movie turned into the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits that took place in the late 80s and early 90s. As a part of the manufacturing, Vivek Agnihotri claimed to have interviewed more than seven hundred emigrants from the exodus and recorded their stories over a length of years Actor Anupam Kher joined the cast because of the lead actor of the film in May 2020. The first timetable of the film became called off because of the coronavirus outbreak. Yograj Singh changed into removed for his speeches on the 2020–2021 Indian farmers’ protest, and Puneet Issar was delivered in as a substitute. A line producer, Sarah died in the course of the manufacturing with the aid of committing suicide.

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