PM Narendra Modi meets 'The Kashmir Files' team, shares 'noble words'
- PM Modi appreciated the film
- 'The Kashmir Files' is based on the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the valley
- Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri and Abhishek Agarwal met the Prime Minister
'The Kashmir Files' team met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, according to a tweet film trade analyst Taran Adarsh. PM Modi reportedly appreciated the film and shared "noble words".
The social media post also carried pictures where 'The Kashmir Files' producer Abhishek Agarwal, director Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri and his wife Pallavi Joshi can be seen meeting the Prime Minister.
Taran Adarsh wrote in the social media post, " 'THE KASHMIR FILES' TEAM MEETS PM MODI... #TheKashmirFiles producers #AbhishekAgarwal, #PallaviJoshi and #VivekRanjanAgnihotri [who has directed the film] met Hon. Prime Minister Shri #NarendraModi ji."
He added, "The Prime Minister appreciated the team as well as the film."
'The Kashmir Files' director Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri was quick to respond to the tweet and wrote, "I am so glad for you @AbhishekOfficl you have shown the courage to produce the most challenging truth of Bharat."
"'The Kashmir Files' screenings in USA proved the changing mood of the world in the leadership of Narendra Modi", he wrote while tagging the Prime Minister in the post.
The recent flick is based on the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the valley in the 1990s, which is considered to be a sensitive issue in India.
'The Kashmir Files', which has been released on limited screens across the country, has reportedly had a strong performance at the box office. It earned more than 3.5 crores on the day of release.
The Excise and Taxation Department of Haryana declared that 'The Kashmir Files' would not be charged any tax in the state. The order will be in place for at least six months, a statement read, according to reports from PTI.
The Haryana government has directed cinemas and multiplexes not to charge state GST from customers on the screening of the Hindi movie, 'The Kashmir Files'.