Vivek Agnihotri reacts to an IAS officer’s request to donate The Kashmir Files’ earnings to the well-being of Kashmiri Pandits

In the Madhya Pradesh Public Works Department, Niyaz Khan is the deputy secretary.

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Vivek Agnihotri, the filmmaker of The Kashmir Files, responded to a tweet from a Madhya Pradesh IAS officer who requested that all of his film’s profits be donated to charity.

Niyaz Khan tweeted on Sunday that the director should contribute all of the film’s profits to the education of Kashmiri Pandit children and the construction of homes for them in Kashmir. “Income of Kashmir Files reached 150 crore. Great.People have given a lot of respect for Kashmiri Brahmins’ feelings. I would respect the film producer to transfer all earnings to the Brahmin children’s education and construction of homes for them in Kashmir. It will be a great charity,” the IAS officer had said.

In the Madhya Pradesh Public Works Department, Niyaz Khan is the deputy secretary. He’s also the author of seven novels, including Talaq Talaq Talaq (about quick Talaq) and Be Ready to Die, on the Islamic State’s 2014 genocide of Yazidis.

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Vivek Agnihotri told the IAS officer that he would be in Bhopal on March 25. “Please give an appointment so we can meet and exchange ideas how we can help and how you can help with the royalty of your books and your power as an IAS officer,” the director said in a tweet.


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