Kashmiri files

The ‘Kashmir Files’ film proving to have a life of its own

The Kashmir Files has become the talk of the town ever since its release on March 11. Fans are thronging theatres and have set the cash registers ringing. Many Bollywood celebrities have also praised the film and have even encouraged audience to go ahead and catch a show of The Kashmir Files. The latest to join the bandwagon is Aamir Khan.

In early 1990, the vast majority of Kashmiri Hindus fled the valley in ethnic cleansing alongside violence. According to several scholars, approximately 90,000–100,000 Pandits of an estimated population of 120,000–140,000 left in the span of a few weeks in February–March 1990.

This article reproduced from India Today.

Aamir, recently during a media interaction, said that every Indian must watch The Kashmir Files.


Aamir Khan and Alia Bhatt attended a press conference for RRR in Delhi yesterday, March 20. During the media interaction, Aamir was asked about his views on The Kashmir Files. Addressing the media, Aamir said, “Ji zaroor dekhunga main…Wo ek history ka aisa hissa hain jo dil dukta hain usme…jo Kashmiri Pandits k sath hua hain, wo dukh ka baat hain…aur aise film jo bani hain uss topic pe woh yakennan har Hindustandi ko dekhna chaiye (Yes, I will definitely see. The story is a part of our history and whatever happened with the Kashmiri Pandits was really sad. Any film on such a topic must be seen by all Indians).”

He further continued and said, “This film has touched the emotions of all people who believe in humanity and that is what is so beautiful about it,” Aamir said. “I will definitely watch the film and I am happy to see that the film is successful.”


Alia Bhatt, who was also present at the event, nodded her head in agreement


The Kashmir Files tells the true story of brutal sufferings endured by Kashmiri Pandits in 1990, during the Kashmir insurgency. It is a true story, based on video interviews of the first generation victims of The Kashmir Genocide of Kashmiri Pandit Community. It’s a heart-wrenching narrative of the pain, suffering, struggle and trauma of Kashmiri pandits and questions eye-opening facts about democracy, religion, politics and humanity.

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