Vivek Agnihotri: News

24 Sep 2023

Nana Patekar

Advance bookings open for Nana Patekar-Anupam Kher's 'The Vaccine War'

On Sunday, director Vivek Agnihotri shared that the advance bookings of his upcoming ambitious project, The Vaccine War, are now open.

12 Sep 2023


'The Vaccine War' trailer promises half-baked drama with mixed-up narratives

Vivek Agnihotri has become a famous name after the success of The Kashmir Files. His upcoming film The Vaccine War is in the buzz and now the makers have released the trailer of the same.

09 Sep 2023

Nana Patekar

First-look poster of Vivek Agnihotri's 'The Vaccine War' unveiled

Ahead of its release on September 28, director Vivek Agnihotri has unveiled the first-look poster of his upcoming film, The Vaccine War.

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.

06 Jul 2023

Bollywood Films

Vivek Agnihotri criticizes 'glamorizing extreme violence' in cinema

Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri has come down heavily on the practice of "glamorizing extreme violence" in cinema, literature, and politics.

15 Jun 2023


Raima Sen to feature in Vivek Agnihotri's 'The Vaccine War'

Vivek Agnihotri is one of the most talked-about filmmakers in India, especially after the success of the controversial film The Kashmir Files. As the director is gearing up for the release of his upcoming film, The Vaccine War, he shared the news of Raima Sen joining the cast of the film.

10 Jun 2023


Vivek Agnihotri's 'The Vaccine War': Filming for last leg begins

The Kashmir Files director Vivek Agnihotri is gearing up for the release of his next film, titled The Vaccine War.

09 Jun 2023

Shahid Kapoor

Vivek Agnihotri questions why Shahid's 'Bloody Daddy' is streaming free

While viewers are pleased they won't have to burn a hole through their pockets to watch Shahid Kapoor in action in Bloody Daddy, The Kashmir Files director Vivek Agnihotri has raised questions over the film's free OTT release.

09 Jun 2023


#TheVaccineWar postponed? Was avoiding 'Animal,' 'OMG 2' clashes the reason

Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri is one of the most in-buzz directors in India. After the unprecedented success of The Kashmir Files, Agnihotri regularly makes headlines for his fiery opinions.

31 May 2023

Cannes Film Festival

'Bollywood actors have become social media influencers': Vivek Agnihotri 

Director Vivek Agnihotri is known for his fiery opinions on Twitter and he has always been unapologetic about his viewpoints. In a recent tweet, the filmmaker tweeted about how the prestigious Cannes Film Festival had become "more about fashion and less about films."

09 May 2023

Mamata Banerjee

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.

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

Bollywood Films

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.

12 Apr 2023

Anupam Kher

'The Room': Anupam Kher announces his 536th film, a thriller-drama

On Wednesday, Bollywood actor Anupam Kher announced his 536th project tentatively titled The Room on Instagram which is set to be helmed by Sikandar Sidhu.

10 Apr 2023

Delhi High Court

Contempt case: Vivek Agnihotri tenders 'unconditional apology' in Delhi HC   

Director-writer-producer Vivek Agnihotri tendered an "unconditional apology" in the Delhi High Court on Monday in a 2018 contempt case.

06 Apr 2023


Vivek Agnihotri-Apurva Asrani react to KJo's 'murder Anushka's career' statement

Karan Johar is controversy's favorite child. The director-producer has been on the brunt of a lot of flak and has been termed the "flagbearer of nepotism" in Bollywood.

28 Mar 2023

Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Apurva Asrani, Vivek Agnihotri praise Priyanka Chopra for speaking out

Priyanka Chopra has certainly captured headlines with her shocking revelations on the reason that led her to move away from Bollywood.

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.

14 Feb 2023


#NewsBytesExplainer: Understanding how major box office clashes impact films

Box office and clashes? A tale as old as time.

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.

22 Jan 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Vivek Agnihotri's snarky remarks on Rahul Gandhi's take on flying

Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri took to Twitter on Sunday to mock Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his statements about "flying" and his mindset of being a pilot.

18 Jan 2023

The Kashmir Files

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.

17 Jan 2023


Pallavi Joshi injured on Vivek Agnihotri's 'The Vaccine War' sets

The shooting of Vivek Agnihotri's next directorial The Vaccine War is currently underway.

15 Jan 2023

Upcoming Movies

'Kantara' fame Sapthami Gowda joins Vivek Agnihotri's 'The Vaccine War'

The ensemble cast of Vivek Agnihotri's next directorial, The Vaccine War, is getting bigger and better with each passing day.

11 Jan 2023

The Kashmir Files

'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

Anupam Kher

After 'RRR,' 'Kantara,' 'The Kashmir Files' makes it to Oscars

Vivek Agnihotri's The Kashmir Files has been included in the list of five Indian films that have been shortlisted for this year's Academy Awards.

07 Jan 2023

Air India

Air India urination row: Vivek Agnihotri calls out media

Shankar Mishra, who reportedly urinated on a woman co-passenger on Air India's New York-Delhi flight in November, has become the talk of the nation.

31 Dec 2022

Nana Patekar

Nana Patekar to headline Vivek Agnihotri's 'The Vaccine War': Reports

Vivek Agnihotri's The Vaccine War went on floors only two weeks ago, but it has already made headlines.

31 Dec 2022


'Pathaan': Twitter calls Vivek Agnihotri 'hypocrite' over 'Besharam Rang' controversy

Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri recently shared a video on Twitter where a young girl was seen criticizing the much-talked-about song Besharam Rang from Pathaan.

09 Dec 2022

Amrish Puri

Amrish Puri biopic in making; grandson Vardhan Puri to create

Vardhan Puri, grandson of iconic actor Amrish Puri is planning to make a biopic on his grandfather known widely for his villainous roles.

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

The Kashmir Files

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.

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

'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

The Kashmir Files

'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.

29 Nov 2022

The Kashmir Files

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."

10 Nov 2022

Upcoming Movies

'The Kashmir Files' director Vivek Agnihotri announces 'The Vaccine War'

On his 49th birthday, director-producer Vivek Agnihotri unveiled the title and first-look poster of his next film, titled The Vaccine War.

10 Nov 2022


Happy birthday, Vivek Agnihotri: Looking at his lesser-known films

In the past few years, maverick filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri has garnered nationwide limelight through The Tashkent Files (2019) and The Kashmir Files (2022).

04 Nov 2022


Vivek Agnihotri, Sukumar, Abhishek Agarwal join hands for pan-Indian project

In an unexpected development, an exciting pan-Indian project is on the cards which will see the collaboration of director Sukumar, producer Abhishek Agarwal, and filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri.

18 Sep 2022


'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.

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.

01 Jun 2022

The Kashmir Files

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.

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


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.

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


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

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

Kashmir Valley

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

The Kashmir Files

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.

08 Mar 2022

Kapil Sharma

Why is Vivek Agnihotri calling out Kapil Sharma, his show?

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri has once again caused a stir ahead of the release of The Kashmir Files.

26 Feb 2022

Anupama Chopra

Vivek Agnihotri slams Anupama Chopra for sabotaging 'The Kashmir Files'

National Film Award-winning director Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri has launched an attack on movie critic Anupama Chopra by posting an "expose" video on Thursday.

21 Feb 2022

Anupam Kher

'The Kashmir Files' trailer promises 'brutally honest' Kashmir 'genocide' story

After the much-talked-about The Tashkent Files, filmmaker Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri is set to release The Kashmir Files, the next entry to his trilogy.

14 Feb 2022

Amitabh Bachchan

'Jhund' to 'RRR': 5 much-awaited films releasing in March 2022

The year 2022 has seen six Fridays till now, but only one Hindi film has hit the theaters so far.

20 Nov 2021

Anupam Kher

It's 'The Kashmir Files' v/s John's 'Attack' next Republic Day

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri, who created quite a stir with The Tashkent Files, is gearing up for his next.

13 Sep 2021

Anupam Kher

'The DELHI Files': Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri's 'boldest of the trilogy'

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri announced his next venture that has been titled The DELHI Files.

21 Dec 2020


Mithun Chakraborty collapses on film set due to food poisoning

Actor Mithun Chakraborty on Saturday collapsed on the sets of a movie after suffering from food poisoning.

04 Oct 2018


Tanushree on legal-notices: This is the price for speaking up

Tanushree Dutta's big fight against sexual harassment has now taken a new turn as the actress has received two separate legal notices from Nana Patekar and Vivek Agnihotri.

28 Sep 2018

Irrfan Khan

#BollywoodExposed: Vivek Agnihotri to Tanushree Dutta: Kapde utaar ke naacho

Tanushree Dutta's accusations on Nana Patekar about sexual harassment have blown the lid of problematic behavior existing in the Bollywood.

Now, Vivek accuses Swara of curbing his freedom of expression

Director Vivek Agnihotri, who briefly got his Twitter account locked because of Swara Bhasker's complaint, has now accused her of curbing his freedom of expression.

11 Sep 2018


Swara gets Vivek's Twitter account locked after his problematic tweet

Swara Bhasker is one of the few actresses in the industry who speaks her mind on social media.