Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently praised on film for presenting the truth in the right form and saying that history should be presented in the right context.
Police have warned against clicking on social media and WhatsApp links that offer ‘free access’ to The Kashmir Files. Ranvijay Singh, additional deputy police commissioner, said clicking WhatsApp malware could lead to phones being hacked and bank accounts linked to the numbers to be emptied.
“There has not been a specific case here where the name of the film has been used, but there is evidence that such a method is being used by scammers to hack into people’s phones or defraud them of money,” Singh told the Press Trust. or India.
However, Singh admitted that there were still cases of gullible users who lost their savings after a few clicks on WhatsApp links.
“Recently, three people approached the police within a 24-hour period from just one police station with similar cyber fraud complaints, ultimately losing a combined Rs 30 lakh,” he said.
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Singh advised users not to click on links shared by unknown persons on WhatsApp or other social media. If the link is shared by a friend or family member, users must verify the link’s legitimacy before clicking it, he said.
Clippings and links from The Kashmir Files, based on the exodus of Kashmiri Pandit from the Kashmir Valley in the 1990s following the proliferation of militants in the region, have been circulating on WhatsApp groups since its release. Last week The Kashmir Files appeared with Mithun Chakraborty, Anupam Kher and Pallavi Joshi. It is directed by Vivek Agnihotri.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently praised on film for presenting the truth in the right form and saying that history should be presented in the right context. The film has also been declared duty free in Tripura, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Haryana and Uttarakhand and entered the Rs 50 crore club.
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