What Anupam Kher revealed about The Kashmir Files vs The Kapil Sharma Show. Vivek Agnihotri, known for his avant-garde filmmaking, has come with the most anticipated movie, “The Kashmir Files.” His recent theatrical release garnering over praise from the audience and the critics.
With the trailer released, the movie sparked controversy. Some claimed it as a ‘propaganda film’ while some complimented how truly the movie makers have shown the exodus of the Kashmiri Pandits in the early 1990s. The movie has now sparked controversy for the famous comedian Kapil Sharma.
While Vivek Agnihotri is getting praises for creating “The Kashmir Files”. On the other hand, Kapil Sharma is slammed for not inviting the makers and the movie’s cast to promote the movie in his show.
How Anupam Kher Reacted to the Controversy?
Anupam Kher, a part of the movie’s cast, was recently invited on a famous TV news channel where he talked about the truth. During his interview, he clarified that he was invited to the show by its producer, but he rejected it and chose not to go on the show. The reason behind this rejection was the theme of the movie. Since the movie is based on a serious issue and it will not seem appropriate to promote it on a comedy show.
Kapil Sharma reacted to this clarification of Anupam Kher and thanked the actor for the deed. He later shared the interview clip on his social media handle and thanked his supporters and fans for not believing in the false allegations against him.
This controversy started with the tweet of the movie’s director Vivek Agnihotri where he talked about how he was not invited to “The Kapil Sharma Show” since the film had no big star cast.
The hashtag “#boycottthekapilsharmashow” started trending on Twitter within no time. However, Kapil Sharma refused all these allegations by saying this never happened; still, he faced backlash.
The movie “The Kashmir Files” has bagged over Rs.42.20 crores. The recently released “The Kashmir Files” has broken the record of movies like ‘Sooryavanshi’ and ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi‘. It has become the highest Monday Bollywood grosser post-pandemic. Critics believe that soon the film will smash all the records and be considered a blockbuster. The movie doesn’t have a big star cast but still manages to win the audience’s hearts.