5 films that are based on Kashmir which cannot be missed
From tales of tragedy, conflict and patriotism, Kashmir has inspired filmmakers to create compelling narratives.
Published: Sunday,Feb 04, 2024 04:30 AM GMT-07:00
Movies on Kashmir
Kashmir, with its breathtaking landscapes and rich cultural heritage, has been a captivating backdrop for numerous films. From tales of tragedy, conflict and patriotism, Kashmir has inspired filmmakers to create compelling narratives. Here's a curated list of recent must-watch films that offer a glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the Kashmir Valley.
URI: The Surgical Strike
A gripping war drama based on the real-life surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army in 2016. The film showcases the determination and valour of the soldiers while highlighting the strategic importance of Kashmir.
The Kashmir Files
The film shed light on the untold stories and atrocities faced by the Kashmiri Pandit community during the mass exodus of 1990. "The Kashmir Files" was a thought-provoking and emotionally charged cinematic experience.
The story centres around a boy, who loses his entire family when he was a little child due to a police shooting but is adopted by the police head who ordered the killing, set against the backdrop of the Kashmiri uprising.
This espionage thriller is based on Harinder Sikka's novel, "Calling Sehmat," and follows the story of an Indian spy married to a Pakistani military officer during the 1971 Indo-Pak war. Raazi provides a blend of suspense, patriotism, and emotional depth against the backdrop of the picturesque Kashmir Valley.
The makers of URI and Jio Studios delve into the abrogation of Article 370, exploring the political and social implications of the decision. The gritty action-thriller shot in Kashmir provides a nuanced perspective on the historical and contemporary issues surrounding the region.
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