Actor Sandeepa Dhar has shared a social media submit, recalling how her circle of relatives needed to depart her dwelling in Kashmir in the course of the Kashmiri Pandit exodus over 30 years in the past. Sandeepa shared the submit after watching the recently-released movie The Kashmir Files, which relies on the problem. The actor shared an extended notice speaking about her household’s response to the movie and likewise praised the movie’s director Vivek Agnihotri and the forged, significantly Anupam Kher. (Also learn: The Kashmir Files box office day 6 collection: Film records its highest single day haul so far of ₹19 crore)
Taking to Instagram, Sandeepa shared a carousel of images, the primary two of which have been a part of an extended textual content notice. She wrote, “The day they announced that Kashmiri Pandits should leave their women behind and leave Kashmir, my family decided to flee their homeland, hidden in the back of a truck, with my young cousin sister hidden under the seat behind my father’s feet for safety, quietly in the middle of the night!”
The actor added how The Kashmir Files reminded her of this episode from her personal life, “As I watched the same disturbing scene in Kashmir Files it shook my core as this is literally my own story! My grandmother died, waiting to return to her home, her land, her ‘Panun kashir’ (my Kashmir). This film has been like a punch in the gut for me. It’s been much worse for my parents. My family is experiencing PTSD from having to relive it. this is the most important story that took too long to be told. And remember, this is yet,only a film, there is still no justice for us.”
She added some phrases of reward for the movie and its director and forged as nicely. “Thank you Vivek Agnihotri for showing the world the truth. And hats off to the entire cast brilliantly headed by Anupam ji,” her notice concluded. The actor additionally shared a few previous photos of her home in Kashmir.
Sandeepa is a Kashmiri Pandit, who was born in Srinagar. Her household migrated from the Valley in the course of the exodus. The actor is greatest recognized for her work in internet exhibits like Abhay and movies equivalent to Dabangg 2 and Heropanti.
The Kashmir Files launched final Friday to rave opinions. The movie had a powerful opening in theatres, which solely received stronger with every passing day by phrase of mouth. On Wednesday, it recorded its highest single day haul thus far or ₹19 crore. The movie tells the fictional story of a scholar who discovers his Kashmiri Hindu mother and father have been killed by Islamist militants – and never in an accident as his grandfather advised him.