The Kashmir Files Controversy: There has been a lot of controversy after the statement of Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid on Vivek Agnihotri’s ‘The Kashmir Files’. After the statement of Nadav Lapid, the actors and directors associated with the film along with the common people have expressed their displeasure. Now in the meantime, two more jury members of IFFI have fully justified his statement by supporting the filmmaker.
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According to media reports, during a conversation with a French newspaper, Pascal Chavance said, ‘The Kashmir Files is just a promotional film, in which Muslims are shown as monsters without any discrimination.’
Along with this, journalist Javier Angulo Barturen supported Nadav and said, ‘Whatever Nadav said was absolutely correct and this is not only his opinion but also the opinion of most of the jury.’ Along with this, three more foreign jury members also justified Nadav’s statement.
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With this, while talking to Indian Express, Sen said that ‘I still stand by what I said from the stage and will not change my statement under any circumstances. It is true that we rejected the film in an artistic way but there was no art in Nadav’s statement which was objected to.
Nadav Lapid described ‘The Kashmir Files’ as a propaganda and vulgar film at the film festival. Along with this, the entire jury has also said that the entire jury was troubled by this film. Let us tell you that ‘The Kashmir Files’ is made on the exodus of Hindus from the Kashmir Valley in the 90s. The film has done a great collection at the box office.
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