The Kashmir Files row: Vivek Agnihotri interviewed 700 victims while making the film

The Kashmir Files: Vivek Agnihotri opens up on backlash
Image source: Instagram/Vivekagnihotri The Kashmir Files: Vivek Agnihotri opens up on backlash

k files line: Vivek Agnihotri is making headlines after Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid made some comments about his film. On Tuesday morning, he made a mysterious tweet on this matter. After a few hours, he posted a video replying to the controversy on the microblogging platform, in which he firmly stated that he would stop making films if anyone could show that what he had shown in his film was untrue. His caption read, “Terrorist supporters and genocide deniers can never silence me. Jai Hind.”

In the video, the filmmaker said, “This is nothing new to me. Such things are often said by terrorist organisations, urban naxalites and those who want to divide the country. What is shocking to me is that People support it, they talk like this.” The desire to separate Kashmir from India was expressed on the stage of a program organized by the Government of India. And some people living in India used it against the country. Who are these people who always stand against India?”

He further said that before making the film, he interviewed 700 victims and asked people if they were lying. “This film was made after interviewing 700 people whose families and relatives were killed, gang-raped and cut in half. Are those 700 people spreading propaganda and talking obscenities? “

“It is often said that The Kashmir Files is a propaganda film and that Hindus were never killed in the Valley. So today, I challenge all intellectuals, urban Naxals and this great filmmaker from Israel: If they can prove a one-shot Maybe, the dialogue from The Kashmir Files, the incident is untrue, I will stop making films.”

Referring to The Kashmir Files at the closing ceremony of IFFI, Nadav Lapid said, “We are all upset. It struck us as a propaganda, vulgar film, inappropriate for the artistic competition section of such a prestigious competition.” ,

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“The Kashmir Files”, which was released in cinemas on 11 March, was part of the Indian Panorama section at IFFI and screened on 22 November. Written and directed by Vivek Agnihotri and produced by Zee Studios, the film depicts the exodus of Kashmiris. Hindus in Kashmir after the killings of people from the community by Pakistan-backed terrorists.

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