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The Kashmir Files: 5000 hours of research, interview of 700 victims, like this in 4 years

These days the success of The Kashmir Files film is being seen. Vivek Agnihotri’s ‘The Kashmir Files’ depicts the atrocities committed against Kashmiri Pandits. At present, this film has broken many such set standards which are believed to be about a film.

The Kashmir Files becoming popular across the country

Like almost any film is discussed in the name of big stars working in it or if any song of the film becomes a hit before the release of the film. But the most important thing with ‘The Kashmir Files’ is that the most talked about this film is not about any big star but film director Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri.

great actors worked

Although big actors like Anupam Kher, Mithun Chakraborty and Darshan Kumar have worked in this film. One reason for this is that director Vivek Agnihotri has taken the entire responsibility of the promotion of this film on his shoulders.

Vivek Agnihotri gave information

Vivek Agnihotri held a press conference in Delhi today regarding The Kashmir files which are making a splash across the country. This press conference was done in Delhi 3 days after the release of the film. Whereas earlier it was done in Mumbai. The main purpose of holding this press conference was that Vivek Agnihotri wanted to tell how much effort was put into making the film, what details were taken care of, as well as how accurate this film is in terms of fact and reality.

5 thousand hours of research

While talking to the media, Vivek Agnihotri says that, 5000 hours of research was done to make this film, 15 thousand pages of documents were collected. In the press conference of about one and a half hours, Vivek Agnihotri also showed a video of 20 minutes. In this video there was an interview of those Kashmiri Pandits who were actually present in Kashmir in those days.

700 Kashmiri Pandits interviewed

He further told that he and his wife Pallavi Joshi traveled to many countries around the world and many cities of India to meet the real victim Kashmiri Pandits and recorded interviews of more than 700 victimized Kashmiri Pandits. It took a long time of 4 years to make this film. In this 20-minute video, Vivek and Pallavi Joshi are seen wiping their tears while talking to the victims at many places.

 

Sahil Kothari

Sahil Kothari is a Senior Journalist at youthistaan.com Follow him on twitter @sahilkothari21
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