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The Kashmir Files: Anupam Kher, Vivek Agnihotri meet Yogi Adityanath, UP Governor Anandiben Patel

The Kashmir Files, which had released in theatres on March 11, stars Anupam Kher, Mithun Chakraborty, Pallavi Joshi, Darshan Kumaar, and others. Earlier, Uttar Pradesh's caretaker Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath declared that the state government would make the screening of film tax-free.

India TV Entertainment Desk Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi Updated on: March 20, 2022 19:29 IST
The Kashmir Files is directed by Vivek Agnihotri with Anupam Kher in the lead
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The Kashmir Files is directed by Vivek Agnihotri with Anupam Kher in the lead

Highlights

  • Released last week, 'The Kashmir Files' is based on the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley
  • PM Modi also lauded 'The Kashmir Files'

The Kashmir Files team including director Vivek Agnihotri, Pallavi Joshi, Anupam Kher, Abhishek Agarwal met Uttar Pradesh's caretaker Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and the governor Anandiben Patel on Sunday (March 20) at the CM office. The official Twitter handle of Yogi Adityanath shared a glimpse of his meeting. He expressed his views on the film and congratulated the entire team. He tweeted in Hindi which loosely translates in English as, "The film #TheKashmirFiles boldly reveals the inhuman horror of religious bigotry and terrorism. Undoubtedly, this film will work to make society and the country aware. Congratulations to the entire team for producing such a thought-provoking film."

Vivek Agnihotri took to Twitter and penned a heartfelt note for Yogi Adityanath and governor Anandiben Patel for their valuable time. Sharing a few pictures, he wrote "Thank you so much @myogiadityanath ji for taking out such a long time for us despite your busy schedule. Towards your dream of a united India #TheKashmirFiles has tried connecting all the Indians all over the world in that direction. This is a golden period for Indian civilization."

Actor Anupam Kher also shared his experience of meeting the caretaker CM of Up and the governor. 

The movie, which had released in theatres on March 11, stars Anupam Kher, Mithun Chakraborty, Pallavi Joshi, Darshan Kumaar, and others. It revolves around the genocide of Kashmiri Pandits in 1990 and has been directed by Vivek Agnihotri, known for films like 'Tashkent Files', 'Hate Story' and 'Buddha in a Traffic Jam'.

Earlier, Yogi Adityanath declared that the state government would make the screening of the Bollywood film tax-free. 

Also read: The Kashmir Files: Uttar Pradesh to Karnataka, list of states which have declared Anupam Kher's film tax-free

The film, which focuses on the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley in the 1990s, has been mired in controversy since its release on March 11. The film continues its winning streak at the box office as it entered the 100 crore club. 

Also read: The Kashmir Files: Anupam Kher's mother Dulari recalls brother's ordeal during exodus | WATCH

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