‘The Kashmir Files’ Has A Grand Opening At Box Office

Story Highlights
  • Movie collected a sum of Rs 3.55 crore despite opening in less number of screens.
  • The movie is a true story based on the lives of Kashmiri Pandits in 1990s.
  • Mithun Chakraborty, Anupam Kher and Pallavi Joshi are among the lead star cast of the movie.

Mumbai: Anupam Kher and Mithun Chakraborty’s film, The Kashmir Files has finally seen the light of the day. The movie was released as per its schedule on March 11th amid multiple legal barriers. Helmed by Vivek Agnihotri, The Kashmir Files is a true story based on the lives of the Kashmiri Pandits in 1990, during the Kashmir insurgency. The film was released in limited theatres. Despite the same, it collected a steady sum of Rs 3.55 crore.

Reportedly, The Kashmir Files is running in selected theatres (630-plus screens). Despite this, the film saw a steady growth of Rs 3.55 crore on the first day. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the box office number and also predicted that the film would see a solid jump over the weekend. His tweet read, “#TheKashmirFiles springs a BIGGG SURPRISE on Day 1 Despite limited showcasing [630+ screens], the film goes from strength to strength during the course of the day Evening and night shows EXTRAORDINARY SOLID GROWTH on Day 2 and 3 is a surety Fri 3.55 cr. #India biz (sic).”

The Kashmir Files is based on the life of Kashmiri Pandits in 1990, during the Kashmir insurgency. Directed by Vivek Agnihotri, the film is produced by Tej Narayan Agarwal, Abhishek Agarwal, Pallavi Joshi and Vivek Agnihotri under the Zee Studios, IAmBuddha and Abhishek Agarwal Arts banners. The ensemble cast comprises Mithun Chakraborty as Brahma Dutt, Anupam Kher as Pushkarnath, Darshan Kumar as Krishna Pandit, Pallavi Joshi as Radhika Menon, Bhasha Sumbali as Shraddha Pandit, Chinmay Mandlekar as Farooq Malik aka Bitta (Inspired by Farooq Ahmed Dar), Puneet Issar as DGP Hari Narain

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