'If there is any progressive govt...': Telangana CM KCR takes a swipe at BJP amid 'The Kashmir Files' row

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Monday, March 21, 2022, 05:57 PM IST
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'If there is any progressive govt...': Telangana CM KCR takes a swipe at BJP amid 'The Kashmir Files' row | ANI Photo

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao on Monday took a swipe at the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) amid the 'The Kashmir Files' row. Speaking to the media, KCR said, "What is the film 'The Kashmir Files', if there is any progressive govt there should be irrigation files, economic files. Who wants 'The Kashmir files'? In Delhi, Kashmir pandits say that some people are doing this for the votes, we didn't get any benefits."

Meanwhile, 'The Kashmir Files', is unstoppable at the box office. The film, featuring Anupam Kher in the lead, registered a strong second weekend, crossing the Rs 150 crore mark.

Indian film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the movie's box office collection on his Twitter handle.

The film, which has been shattering box office records, collected Rs 3.55 crore on its opening day. It witnessed an increase in numbers on the first Saturday, earning Rs 8.50 crore. The movie registered even higher figures on its first Sunday and Monday, minting Rs 15.10 crore and Rs 15.05 crore, respectively.

On its first Tuesday, the film minted Rs 18 crore, taking its total to Rs 60.20 crore. This double-digit figure on a weekday broke post-pandemic records set by previous Bollywood films.

'The Kashmir Files' continued recording high numbers, earning Rs 19.05 crore on Wednesday, Rs 18.05 crore on Thursday, Rs 19.15 on its second Friday and Rs 24.80 on its second Saturday. The film minted Rs 26.20 crore on Sunday, taking its total to Rs 167.45 crore.

The Vivek Agnihotri's directed movie, which revolves around the genocide of Kashmiri Pandits in 1990, stars Anupam, Pallavi Joshi, Mithun Chakraborty, Darshan Kumaar, Puneet Issar, Mrinal Kulkarni and others.

(With ANI inputs)

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