The Kashmir Files, will not be subtle. A gut-wrenching watch, it is based on the plight of Kashmiri Pandits who faced a massacre and forced exodus from their own land by the Islamic militants. (Also read: ‘Kapil Sharma refused to call us on his show because The Kashmir Files doesn't have a big star': Vivek Agnihotri)
The film opens to a visual of kids playing cricket in the neighbourhood with commentary on Indo-Pak relations booming from a transistor. Shiva, one of the kids, cheers for Sachin Tendulkar, and it instantly leads to a breach in harmony. From this moment, you know that The Kashmir Files is going to revisit the wounds that are still fresh, even three decades later.