The Kashmir Files at IFFI: Row over Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid comment

The Kashmir Files at IFFI: Row over Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid comment

Row over Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid comment

The Kashmir Files at IFFI: Row over Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid comment

Israel’s ambassador to India has issued an apology for remarks made by Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid on a contentious Kashmir-related Bollywood film.

The inclusion of The Kashmir Files at the festival was criticised by Nadav Lapid, head of the jury of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI).

He call the movie “propaganda” and express disbelief that it was accept into the competition category.

The movie, which was a big economic success, had stirred up debate before to its release.

The fictional story of a university student who learns that his Kashmiri Hindu parents

During an armed insurrection against Indian control

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The movie, which debuted in March and was a financial success, only earned average reviews from reviewers.

The movie also divided people’s views and sparked a contentious discussion on social media, with fans praising it for shedding light on a dark, violent chapter in Kashmir’s history. However, detractors labelled it “exploitative” and anti-Islamic.

The government-run National Film Development Corporation of India and the Goa state government jointly organise the yearly IFFI film festival.

Mr. Lapid praised “the cinematic richness, the diversity and complexity” of the films included in the competition category at the festival’s closing ceremony on Monday before criticising The Kashmir Files.

The Indian Express report him as stati The Kashmir Files was criticis at the International Film Festi

Set duri the exodus of Hindus from Indian-administer Kashmir in the 1990s, the film tells the fictional story of a university student who discovers his Kashmiri Hindu parents were kill by Islamist militants.

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