Vivek Agnihotri’s The Kashmir Files created storm on first Wednesday at the box office.
After giving us a solid and hard-hitting The Tashkent Files, Vivek Agnihotri is back with yet another riveting truth on Kashmir with The Kashmir Files had already won the hearts audience to watch it on the first day itself. Surprisingly, the blunt film had a limited screens to be released for the reason best known but the good news is that The Kashmir Files opened decently in the morning shows but thanks to the mind blowing (as per Book My Show), collected a solid Rs 3.55 crore. This is a very good news for Vivek Agnihotri whose last film The Tashkent Files opened with Rs 40 lakhs but went onto collect Rs 20 crore worldwide with a budget of just Rs 8 crore. There was a humongous growth on Saturday with Rs 8.50 crore. However, it was Sunday which broke all the box office records with a stellar Rs 15.10 crore.
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Most of the films falls on Monday but The Kashmir Files was exceptional as the Monday collection with an eye-popping Rs 15.05 crore while Tuesday was even better with Rs 18 crore. As per trade report, the political drama performed the best with somewhere between Rs 18-20 crore, bringing a jaw-dropping 5 days to around Rs 80 crore. The Kashmir Files has been made on an overall budget of Rs 14 crore which was crossed in the first weekend itself.
This film is directed and produced by Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri in association with Abhishek Agarwal Arts, and Zee Studio. It tells the true story Kashmiri Pandits who were forced to leave their own land in Kashmir in 1990.
The Kashmir Files stars Anupam Kher, Mithun Chakraborty, Pallavi Joshi, Puneet Issar, Darshan Kumar, Prakash Belawadi, Mrinal Kulkarni, and Chinmay Mandlekar in key roles.