The Kashmir Files: News

23 Sep 2023

Vishal Bhardwaj

Vishal Bhardwaj skipped 'The Kashmir Files,' 'The Kerala Story' 'consciously'

The Kashmir Files and The Kerala Story were two massive blockbusters of 2022 and 2023, respectively, and despite polarizing reviews, dominated the box office.

14 Sep 2023


'Pathaan,' 'Gadar 2': Films that helped Bollywood bounce back 

The year 2022 was a difficult one for the Hindi film industry, one the fraternity would perhaps like to forget.

10 Sep 2023

Naseeruddin Shah

Naseeruddin Shah lambasts 'regressive,' 'jingoistic' filmmaking, criticizes 'Gadar 2'

Cinema veteran Naseeruddin Shah has often been in headlines for calling a spade a spade and not mincing his words, no matter the gravity of the situation.

19 Jul 2023

OTT releases

Vivek Agnihotri slams 'Genocide Deniers'; announces 'The Kashmir Files Unreported'

Vivek Agnihotri is currently one of the most controversial directors known for his fiery opinions on social media. Ever since the success of The Kashmir Files in 2022, there is a clearly divided house on the film. Some hailed the film, whereas many called out the film's narrative reeking of propaganda.

24 May 2023


Analyzing changing trends in theatrical releases, post-pandemic 

Multiple sectors and industries bore the brunt of the ramifications of the pandemic, and showbiz was no different.

13 May 2023

The Kerala Story

How 'The Kerala Story' became box office sensation, defying critics

Despite criticism, controversy, and negative reviews, Sudipto Sen's The Kerala Story has become a surprise success at the box office since its release on May 5.

09 May 2023

Vivek Agnihotri

Vivek Agnihotri sends legal notice to Mamata Banerjee: Here's why

Vivek Agnihotri on Tuesday said that he sent a legal notice to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over her recent statements over his 2022 film, The Kashmir Files, and upcoming movie, The Delhi Files.

08 May 2023

Mamata Banerjee

'The Kerala Story' banned in West Bengal: CM Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday reportedly announced a ban on screening Sudipto Sen's latest film, The Kerala Story, in the state, terming it "propaganda."

05 May 2023


PM Modi praises 'The Kerala Story,' calls out INC

Cinema has been a tool to influence the masses and it has often been used by several political parties. Be it the Prime Minister Narendra Modi biopic around the 2019 Lok Sabha elections or The Kashmir Files.

04 May 2023


Vivek Agnihotri-Sudhir Mishra discuss Anurag Kashyap in upcoming podcast

Vivek Agnihotri and Sudhir Mishra are two filmmakers who appear to be on both ends of the political spectrum. The former has found a kind of fame post The Kashmir Files, whereas the latter is known for making hard-hitting dramas.

27 Apr 2023

Vivek Agnihotri

Vivek Agnihotri decides to boycott Filmfare Awards: Here's why

The Kashmir Files director Vivek Ranajn Agnihotri took to Twitter on Thursday morning (April 27) to share that he won't be attending the upcoming 68th Filmfare Awards.

27 Feb 2023

Film Awards

ZEE Cine Awards: Alia Bhatt, Kartik Aaryan named best actors

The Zee Cine Awards 2023 was held in Mumbai in a star-studded ceremony on Sunday night that was attended by the who's who of Bollywood, such as Alia Bhatt, Kartik Aaryan, Rashmika Mandanna, Kiara Advani, Anupam Kher, Anil Kapoor, and Kriti Sanon.

21 Feb 2023


Dadasaheb Phalke Awards roundup: All the winners and must-see moments

The annual Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2023 (DPIFF) was held in Mumbai on Monday evening and the who's who of the film and television industry descended on the red carpet ahead of the event.

18 Feb 2023


Anupam Kher reacts to Prakash Raj's 'The Kashmir Files' remarks

Vivek Agnihotri's The Kashmir Files is one of the most successful films of 2022. However, it has been mired in various controversies over its plot, and various noted personalities have expressed their opinions about the movie.

24 Jan 2023

Rajkumar Santoshi

Rajkumar Santoshi gets death threats ahead of 'Gandhi Godse' release

Ahead of the theatrical release of Gandhi Godse - Ek Yudh, director and filmmaker Rajkumar Santoshi on Monday, filed a police complaint after receiving death threats for his upcoming film.

18 Jan 2023

Vivek Agnihotri

Vivek Agnihotri's 'The Kashmir Files' re-releasing on Thursday; here's why

If you missed catching Vivek Agnihotri's smashing hit The Kashmir Files when it was first released in theaters in March 2022, fret not.

11 Jan 2023

Vivek Agnihotri

'The Kashmir Files': Netizens defend Vivek Agnihotri after lying accusation

Vivek Agnihotri was among those filmmakers whose films have been shortlisted for the Oscars contention list. Agnihotri's The Kashmir Files is one among the 301 films that have made it to the longlist of nominations.

10 Jan 2023

Academy Awards

Oscars 2023: Every Indian film in contention to get nominated

The year 2022 was a positive year for Indian cinema. Films such as RRR, Kantara, and Gangubai Kathiawadi among many others, made headlines on the global front, particularly in the West.

14 Dec 2022


'TKF' only Bollywood movie on IMDb's most-popular Indian movies list

The year 2022 has been an amazing one for Indian cinema.

3 IFFI jury members support Lapid's 'The Kashmir Files' comments

IFFI 2022 jury member Jinko Gotoh took to Twitter to back Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid and his comments at the closing ceremony of the film festival.

Vivek Agnihotri reacts to Nadav Lapid's apology

Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri reacted to Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid's apology regarding the latter's comments on The Kashmir Files at the closing ceremony of IFFI 2022.

Nadav Lapid issues apology to Kashmiri Pandits

Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid has issued an apology for his comment at the closing ceremony of IFFI 2022, where he called The Kashmir Files, "vulgar," "propaganda," and inappropriate for the competition category of the festival.

30 Nov 2022

Vivek Agnihotri

Amidst IFFI row, Vivek Agnihotri announces 'The Kashmir Files: Unreported'

Filmmaker Nadav Lapid's "propaganda, vulgar film" comments on The Kashmir Files have led its director, Vivek Agnihotri, to announce, The Kashmir Files: Unreported.

Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid defends his 'The Kashmir Files' remarks

Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid's comments regarding The Kashmir Files at the closing ceremony of IFFI 2022 have caused quite a stir.

Israel's Counsel General apologizes to Anupam Kher amid Lapid's remarks

Counsel General of Israel in Mumbai, Kobb Shoshani visited actor Anupam Kher's school and the actor took to Twitter to share it.

Meet filmmaker Nadav Lapid, who called 'The Kashmir Files' vulgar

Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid triggered a countrywide debate in India after calling Vivek Agnihotri's film The Kashmir Files ''vulgar propaganda" and ''inappropriate for an artistic competitive section" at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa.

Indian celebrities take sides on Lapid's 'The Kashmir Files' comments

Social media erupted after Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid called Vivek Agnihotri-directed The Kashmir Files "propaganda" and termed it "vulgar" and inappropriate for the competition category.

29 Nov 2022


'The Kashmir Files' remark: Israel envoy slams IFFI jury chief

The controversial yet popular Bollywood flick The Kashmir Files has again garnered the limelight after the jury chief at the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI)—the Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid—called it "vulgar propaganda".

29 Nov 2022

Vivek Agnihotri

'The Kashmir Files': Vivek Agnihotri reacts to Nadav Lapid's comments

International Film Festival of India jury head Nadav Lapid created an uproar in the nation after his closing note at the 53rd edition of the festival on Monday.

IFFI jury distances itself from chief's 'The Kashmir Files' comments

Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid criticized Vivek Agnihotri-directed The Kashmir Files during the closing ceremony of the 53rd International Film Festival of India. The filmmaker called it "propaganda."

22 Oct 2022

Jai Bhim

'Jai Bhim,' 'RRR,' 'TKF' among IFFI 2022 Indian Panorama lineup

The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) on Saturday officially announced the lineup of films to be screened as part of its Indian Panorama segment at this year's festival.

24 Sep 2022

Academy Awards

Scrap 'Chhello Show' as India's official Oscars entry, demands FWICE

Recently, the Film Federation of India (FFI) took everyone by surprise by announcing Gujarati film Chhello Show (Last Film Show) as India's official entry for the 2023 Oscars.

20 Sep 2022

Academy Awards

This Gujarati movie is India's entry for Oscars 2023

While social media platforms and fan groups increasingly batted for films like RRR and The Kashmir Files to get nominated as India's submission to the Best International Feature Film category at the Oscars 2023, the final decision has been made.

18 Sep 2022

Vivek Agnihotri

'The Kashmir Files' director Vivek Agnihotri backs 'Boycott Bollywood' movement

Bollywood has been reeling under numerous nefarious boycott calls over the past few years, particularly since 2020.

01 Jul 2022

R Madhavan

'Rocketry' box office collection: Examining R Madhavan directorial's performance

R Madhavan's Rocketry: The Nambi Effect hit the big screens amidst huge anticipation on Friday.

21 Jun 2022

Narendra Modi

'The Kashmir Files': Looking at blockbuster's OTT release, successful run

Vivek Agnihotri's The Kashmir Files was released on March 11 and set the worldwide box office ablaze soon after.

17 Jun 2022


'RRR' to 'Vikram': India's top 5 highest-grossing movies of 2022

The first half of 2022 has been eventful for the Indian entertainment industry.

15 Jun 2022

Social Media

Why is Sai Pallavi trending on social media?

During a promotional activity for her upcoming film Virata Parvam, South Indian actor Sai Pallavi spoke about the importance of supporting the oppressed.

01 Jun 2022

Vivek Agnihotri

Vivek Agnihotri threatens to sue Oxford Union for canceling event

The Kashmir Files director Vivek Agnihotri on Tuesday said that the Oxford Union had canceled his event; he threatened to file a lawsuit against it.

10 May 2022

Shashi Tharoor

'TKF': Following Singapore ban, Vivek Agnihotri spars with Shashi Tharoor

On Monday, Vivek Agnihotri's film The Kashmir Files (TKF) that portrays the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Kashmir Valley was banned in Singapore.

07 May 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Bagga arrest: Punjab moves HC over detention of police officers

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Saturday is expected to hear the Punjab government's plea seeking the release of the Punjab Police officers who went to arrest BJP leader Tajinder Bagga.

06 May 2022

Delhi Police

Tajinder Bagga arrest: 'Couldn't even wear turban,' says father

BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga was arrested by the Punjab Police from his Delhi residence on Friday morning.

04 May 2022


Media club cancels Vivek Agnihotri's press conference, angry director retaliates

Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri was slated to hold a "press conference" at a media club to discuss his last release, The Kashmir Files.

25 Apr 2022

Vivek Agnihotri

When are 'KGF 2,' 'The Kashmir Files' hitting the OTT?

Want to know when The Kashmir Files and KGF: Chapter 2, two of 2022's most successful ventures, are hitting the OTT space?

18 Apr 2022

Upcoming Movies

'The Delhi Files': Vivek Agnihotri shares the film's story

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri has shared what his next film The Delhi Files will deal with.

15 Apr 2022

Anupam Kher

'The Delhi Files': Vivek Agnihotri commences work on his next

Following the success of The Kashmir Files, filmmaker Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri has started working on his next, The Delhi Files.

11 Apr 2022

Upcoming Movies

'The Kashmir Files' makers reuniting for 'two brutally honest tales'

Abhishek Agarwal Arts and I am Buddha Production are joining forces once again!

05 Apr 2022

Akshay Kumar

Twinkle Khanna trolled for insensitive comment on 'The Kashmir Files'

Twinkle Khanna has invited the wrath of netizens for taking a sly dig at the recently released Hindi film The Kashmir Files.

26 Mar 2022

Shivraj Singh Chouhan

'The Kashmir Files': Genocide museum to come up in Bhopal

Vivek Agnihotri's film The Kashmir Files has become a cultural phenomenon.

24 Mar 2022

Anupam Kher

How much did 'The Kashmir Files' actors charge?

Vivek Agnihotri has hit the ball out of the park with his latest, The Kashmir Files.

23 Mar 2022

Akshay Kumar

'Bachchhan Paandey' vs 'The Kashmir Files': What's the box-office update?

Led by Akshay Kumar, Bachchhan Paandey released on March 18 amid huge expectations.

22 Mar 2022

Aamir Khan

Netizens allege Aamir Khan praised 'TKF' for 'Laal Singh Chaddha'

On Sunday, Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan heaped praises on the blockbuster film The Kashmir Files (TKF).

22 Mar 2022


Section 144 imposed in Kota over 'The Kashmir Files' screening

Authorities in Rajasthan's Kota district have enforced Section 144 of the CrPC to maintain law and order in view of the screening of the Bollywood film, The Kashmir Files, as well as upcoming religious festivals.

22 Mar 2022


What does it mean for films to be tax-free?

Currently, The Kashmir Files (TKF) is witnessing a bumper wave at the box office and enjoying word-of-mouth publicity online.

21 Mar 2022

Aamir Khan

'Every Indian should watch 'The Kashmir Files',' says Aamir Khan

Vivek Agnihotri's rendition of the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits in his latest film, The Kashmir Files, has been winning hearts ever since it was released on March 11.

21 Mar 2022

Anupam Kher

How much has 'The Kashmir Files' earned till now?

The Kashmir Files has emerged as an unprecedented success, subverting all box office trends with its massive haul.

20 Mar 2022

Vivek Agnihotri

When is 'The Kashmir Files' getting an OTT release?

The Kashmir Files has become a game-changer for Hindi cinema, with respect to the craze it has generated.

18 Mar 2022

Narendra Modi

'The Kashmir Files' director Vivek Agnihotri gets Y category security

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Friday decided to grant the Y category security cover to The Kashmir Files director Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri with pan-India CRPF cover, ANI reported.

15 Mar 2022


#NewsBytesExplainer: How does IMDb calculate its ratings?

Recently, the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) brought down the rating of the latest Hindi movie The Kashmir Files from 9.9-10/10 to 8.3/10 in a day.

15 Mar 2022

Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi comments on critics of 'The Kashmir Files'

Vivek Agnihotri's brand new movie The Kashmir Files has taken over the public discourse in the last few days.

14 Mar 2022


Did IMDb change 'The Kashmir Files' ratings? Know what happened

Just days ago, Vivek Agnihotri's breakthrough film, The Kashmir Files, was enjoying an unbelievable 10/10 rating on Internet Movie Database (IMDb).

14 Mar 2022

Vivek Agnihotri

Is Vivek Agnihotri-directed 'The Kashmir Files' based on true events?

Ever since its release on Friday (March 11), Vivek Agnihotri's The Kashmir Files has been in the news.

13 Mar 2022


Another achievement! 'The Kashmir Files' bags 10/10 rating on IMDb

Looks like there is no stopping The Kashmir Files.

13 Mar 2022

Anupam Kher

'The Kashmir Files' review: Keep your tissues ready

The conflict in Kashmir finds its roots in 1947 and since then, this territorial fight has left thousands dead and innumerable people reeling from the consequences.

11 Mar 2022

Vivek Agnihotri

J&K court orders stay on 'The Kashmir Files' release

Vivek Agnihotri's much talked-about film The Kashmir Files released on Friday, but the movie's future seems to be in jeopardy.