Vivek Agnihotri took to his Twitter handle to proudly announce that his film, ‘The Kashmir Files’ has won the Best Film award at the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Awards 2023 that was held last night.
Sharing the pictures of himself holding the award, along with other photos, the filmmaker wrote, ‘ANNOUNCEMENT: The Kashmir Files wins the ‘Best Film’ award at Dada Saheb Phalke Awards2023. “This award is dedicated to all the victims of terrorism and to all the people of India for your blessings.’
As soon as he shared the news on twitter, likes and comments poured in from all sides. Director Abhishek Kapoor congratulated the team in the comment section. He wrote, ‘Congratulations vivek ji .. was a very well crafted film with some great performances by AnupamPKher, Mithun Chakraborty and Darshan Kumaar in Kashmir Files.
While one fan wrote, ‘Congratulations. You deserve it. What a Direction. Keep making such eye opener movies’, another one added, ‘Heartiest congratulations to the entire team and star cast. Looking forward to seeing you all and celebrating together.’ A user commented, ‘Congrats to you and the entire team for the dedicated efforts in bringing forth the truth and only truth.’
Anupam Kher also took to his Twitter handle to share photos and videos of their entire team receiving the award at the prestigious event.
He wrote, ‘Thank you Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival for honouring me with the #MostVersatileActor of the year award for #TheKashmirFiles #Kartikeya2 & #Uunchai. I dedicate this award to my audiences! Will continue to dream & work hard. Proud that #TheKashmirFiles got the #BestFilmAward.’
‘The Kashmir Files’ is a heart-wrenching tale that captures the pain, suffering, and struggle of the Kashmiri Pandit community in 1990. It starred Anupam Kher, Mithun Chakraborty, Pallavi Joshi, Darshan Kumar and others. It made a record-breaking business at the box office.