The film, which was a blockbuster and rocketing towards Rs 100 crore, has sparked debate and mixed reactions across India.

Vivek Agnihotri, director of The Kashmir Files, has been provided with Y-category security by the Ministry of Interior. Indian Express sources said the security coverage would be provided by the CRPF. “An assessment by the intelligence service has shown that there is a danger to life. Based on the data, he has been granted Y-category security across the country,” an Interior Ministry official said, The Indian Express reported.

Based on the exodus and genocide of Kashmiri Pandits during the height of militancy in the 1990s, the film has received critical acclaim from critics and Indian ministers alike. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also praised the film and Vivek Agnihotri for directing it.

The film, which was a blockbuster and rocketing towards Rs 100 crore, has sparked debate and mixed reactions across India.

Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh, who gave the film 4.5 stars, called The Kashmir Files “the most powerful film” about the “genocide and exodus” of Kashmiri Pandits, adding that it was a “hard-hitting, blunt, brutal film.” used to be. fair” account of incidents. It’s interesting to note that the film, starring Mithun Chakraborty, Anupam Kher and Pallavi Joshi, initially only opened on 630 screens on March 11, but is now showing on 4,000 screens, Adarsh ​​claimed.

Adarsh ​​added that the film had broken all records for a mid-range film in its first week. The Kashmir Files collected Rs 3.55 crore on its opening day last Friday, Rs 8.50 crore on Saturday, Rs 15.10 crore on Sunday, Rs 15.05 crore on Monday, Rs 18 crore on Tuesday, Rs 19.05 crore on Wednesday and Rs 18.05 crore on Thursday for a total collection of Rs 97.30 crore.

#TheKashmirFiles BREAK ALL PREVIOUS RECORDS and FORM NEW RECORDS [mid-range films] in week 1… The journey – from ₹ 3.55 cr [Day 1] up to ₹ 97.30 cr [Day 7] – is a NEW BENCHMARK… No middle class #Hindi movie has witnessed a trend like this, EVER… sequel… pic.twitter.com/kbtRArplWZ

— taran adarsh ​​(@taran_adarsh) March 18, 2022

The film critic expects The Kashmir Files to cross the Rs 100-crore mark on its own today.


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