Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicVivek Agnihotri

Topic: Vivek Agnihotri

‘May cause enmity between communities,’ says Singapore as it bans ‘The Kashmir Files’

Hit Bollywood film is assessed as ‘beyond’ classification in Singapore; Opposition takes a dig.

After Kashmir Files, director Vivek Agnihotri teases with title of new film, ‘Delhi Files’

Northeast Delhi saw horrific clashes between Hindus and Muslims in early 2020 following protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

SubscriberWrites: Filmmakers must tread the line of neutrality between entertainment and propaganda

Viewers should remember that the authenticity in The Kashmir Files has been fictionalised and the narrative is only a make-believe, writes Sibu K Das.

Proceeds of ‘The Kashmir Files’ won’t go to Kashmiri Pandits, viral image’s claim is fake

In a video, Agnihotri when questioned about the proceeds going to Kashmiri Pandits, denies it by saying “Kamai hogi tab baat karenge”(we’ll see when the movie earns).

In all the ‘halla’ over Kashmir Files, Pandits in Valley will be forgotten once again

While most of us will get over the blazing mood that has been set aflame, Kashmiri Pandits living scattered within the Valley will once again move into uncertain times.

After watching ‘Kashmir Files’ with MLAs, Baghel says BJP-backed govt did nothing to stop exodus

BJP leaders have hailed ‘Kashmir Files’ for portraying ‘the truth’ about the Pandits’ exodus. Chhattisgarh CM, a Congress leader, Wednesday invited MLAs to watch the film.

The Kashmir Files tries showing 1990 exodus ‘truth’ but Vivek Agnihotri gives it death blow

It could have been a stunning tribute to the Kashmiri Pandits' cause, but Agnihotri’s personal opinions tank the film's credibility.

English-speaking protester in viral farmer protest video is Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu 

This is not Sidhu’s first brush with political activism. He had earlier campaigned for BJP MP Sunny Deol during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. 

Hitchcock comes to life, Rahul says ‘speak up’, Vivek Agnihotri’s temple visit, locusts for dinner

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Bollywood backbenchers finally taking revenge on A-listers, with some Right-wing help

People like Payal Rohatgi, Vivek Agnihotri, and Manoj Joshi have descended on social media with lakhs of followers, telling the Khans and the Kumars their ways of winning ‘hearts’ are over.

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Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

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File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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