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PM Modi lauds ‘The Kashmir Files’ at BJP meet

New Delhi: The recently released movie ‘The Kashmir Files’ which has been garnering praise from various quarters has now received the appreciation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Addressing BJP parliamentary party meeting on Tuesday, Prime Minister Modi said the film based on the exodus of Kashmiri Hindus is very good and everyone should watch it. He also said that more such movies should be made. ‘The Kashmir Files’, released on March 11, is a film based on the 1990 exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from Kashmir following systematic killings of people from the community by Pakistan-backed terrorists. The Prime Minister also said that attempts were made to suppress the truth.

#BreakingNow | #TheKashmirFiles पर मचे स‍ियासी घमासान के बीच बेहद अहम है पीएम का बयान ज्‍यादा जानकारी दे रहे हैं…— ANI (@ANI) Mar 15, 2022 Written and directed by Agnihotri and produced by Zee Studios, the much-acclaimed movie stars Anupam Kher, Darshan Kumar, Mithun Chakraborty and Pallavi Joshi among others. PM Modi met makers of film On Saturday, ‘The Kashmir Files’ team, including Agnihotri, Pallavi Joshi and producer Abhishek Agarwal met Prime Minister Modi. PM Modi appreciated the film and congratulated the team. Movie critic shared a picture of the Prime Minister the makers of the film.

‘THE KASHMIR FILES’ TEAM MEETS PM MODI… #TheKashmirFiles producers #AbhishekAgarwal, #PallaviJoshi and…— ANI (@ANI) Mar 12, 2022 Political row over film The film is drawing a large number of spectators across the country and is made tax-free in several BJP-ruled states including Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat. Meanwhile, a BJP MLA on Monday alleged that the Congress government in Chhattisgarh doesn’t want people to watch ‘The Kashmir Files’ movie and threatening cinema halls to not sell all tickets to restrict footfalls, a charge rejected by the ruling party as baseless. Earlier, the Kerala unit of the Congress blamed the BJP-supported VP Singh government in the 1990s and also then governor Jagmohan for the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley. Retorting to the Congress, BJP leaders said the opposition party lacks sensitivity and for minority appeasement it sympathises with only one community.

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