The Kashmir Files, that was screened in the recently held film festival in Goa, IFFI 2022, blew up into a major controversy after a few remarks was passed by Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid about it being a ‘propaganda’ film. While three important members of the jury, American producer Jinko Gotoh, French film editor Pascale Chavance, French documentary filmmaker Javier Angulo Barturen have released a joint statement supporting the statement of Lapid.
The Kashmir Files, directed by Vivek Agnihotri, is currently the subject of a new controversy after Nadav Lapid, the head of the IFFI jury, referred to the film as “vulgar” and “inappropriate” during the festival’s closing ceremony and stated that the spirit of the festival can undoubtedly accept a critical discussion as well, which is necessary for art and life.
Superstar Aamir Khan ‘s recently released film Laal Singh Chaddha, which was one of the most awaited films of 2022, failed to earn well at the domestic box office. The movie opened up at Rs 11.7 crore on its release in 3,500 screens across the country. It only managed to collect Rs 55 crore in India.