High demand leads theaters to open early morning shows, says Vivek Agnihotri


Mumbai, first published March 13, 2022 at 9:38 am IST

Filmmaker Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri’s latest release, The Kashmir Files, has received rave reviews from critics and audiences alike. The film, which started with fewer shows, is gaining popularity every day. On Sunday, Agnihotri took to microblogging site Twitter, to share that cinemas have decided to show shows of the film early in the morning, due to its high demand.

His tweet came minutes after business analyst Taran Adarsh ​​tweeted that The Kashmir Files was the preferred choice for moviegoers. He also tweeted that the film’s screens and shows have been increased. The film’s first show, as Adarsh ​​tweeted, was at 6:30 a.m. while there was also “unprecedented advance booking” on the third day of the film, i.e. on Sunday.

Meanwhile, on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with The Kashmir Files director Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri, along with his actor-wife Pallavi Joshi and producer Abhishek Agarwal. The trio met the Prime Minister a day after their highly anticipated film hit theaters on Friday.

Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh ​​shared a photo of their meeting on Twitter. The photo was also shared by the film’s producer, Abhishek Agarwal, who said OM had “appreciative” words for The Kashmir Files.

ALSO READ: The Kashmir Files beats Radhe Shyam, RRR, KGF 2, Bachchhan Paandey on IMDb rankings

The Kashmir Files stars actors Anupam Kher, Mithun Chakraborty, Darshan Kumaar and Pallavi Joshi in the lead roles. The film is based on the Kashmiri Pandit exodus that took place in the 1990s in the valley in the 1990s.

ALSO READ: The Kashmir Files Vs Radhe Shyam: Vivek Agnihotri’s Film Makes 4.25 Crores On Day 1

The Kashmir Files received a 10/10 on IMDb ratings as well as a five-star review. The film was also ranked number one in IMDb’s Most Anticipated Indian Movies and Shows category, beating out big-ticket pictures such as Radhe Shyam, RRR, Bachchhan Paandey and KGF 2.

With this film, Vivek Agnihotri told the horrific story of Kashmiri pundits and their pain that will definitely make you cry, sob and at the same time scare you for the tragedy.

Last updated on Mar 13, 2022 at 9:38 AM IST

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