A pre-release screening of ‘The Kashmir Files’ was held in Delhi on March 6. Lieutenant General KJS Dhillon (Retd.) was also present at the screening and has now reviewed the film on social media.
The senior Army officer took to his verified Twitter handle and wrote, “Watched the movie at the Premiere screening today Absolutely gripping and well made movie by Vivek Agnihotri.”
Director Vivek Agnihotri also shared a video from the screening where the officer can be seen sharing his experience during the exodus in 1990. He said, “I was a young Captain of Indian Army in North Kashmir during 1990 exodus of Kashmiri Pandits. Saved few families. I was Corps Commander of Kashmir on 5th August, 2019. We removed Article 370 from J&K.”
Lt. Gen. Dhillon received a huge round of applause after he spoke. Watch the video:
After receiving a positive review, Vivek Agnihotri replied on Twitter, Thank you General sahab. I truly appreciate your kindness.”
‘The Kashmir Files’ is set in 1990 when the great majority of Hindus were forced to flee the valley after rising Islamic jihad. The film is based on video interviews with first-generation Kashmiri Pandit victims of the Kashmir Genocide. It features Anupam Kher and Mithun Chakraborty in the leading roles and will hit the theatres on March 11.
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