Actor and producer Pallavi Joshi has quashed rumors doing the rounds on the internet claiming that their recently released movie “The Kashmir Files” contains fictional content.
Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri’s directorial film “The Kashmir Files” starring Anupam Kher, Mithun Chakraborty, Pallavi Joshi, Darshan Kumaar and others has been making waves since its March 11, 2022 release. press held in the city of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, the crew was asked if the news about the film containing fictional content was true.
Film producer Pallavi Joshi, who also played Professor Radhika Menon – the ‘Kashmir Cause’ supporter in the film, has denied the rumors and revealed that she and her husband Vivek Agnihotri spent around four years doing the research work for the film.
“We went all over the world, USA, UK, Germany, Singapore, Jammu and Kashmir, Pune, Thailand, Delhi, wherever we could find the first family of the victim, whose father was murdered, whose mother was raped, the children who saw their parents were murdered in front of their eyes… We met these people,” Joshi said during the media interaction.
She added: “We shot their long-form video interviews and we have those videos that will be shown to people as well… So if there’s someone accusing me that something’s wrong with the film, then you can come see all 4,000 hours of research we have on our videos.”
‘The Kashmir Files’ film revolves around the 1990 Kashmir Pandit Genocide and was directed by Vivek Agnihotri, known for films like ‘Tashkent Files’, ‘Hate Story’ and ‘Buddha in a Traffic Jam’.
The film which broke the Rs 100 crore mark at the box office has been declared tax exempt in several states including Uttar Pradesh, Tripura, Goa, Haryana and Uttarakhand.
The Kashmir Files team, including Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri, Anupam Kher, Pallavi Joshi and film producer Abhishek Agarwal, also met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Governor Anandiben Patel in Lucknow on Sunday . (ANI)