India is a country located in South Asia. It is the second-most populous nation which is the seventh-largest country by area, and the most populous democracy in the world. In fact, it is a land of mystery and known for its incredible history.
India is the largest producer of movies in the entire world. Bollywood, Kollywood, Tollywood and other regional cinema industries together produce more movies than any nation in the world.
The Indian film industry is the world’s most profitable movie-making nation, with a net gross production of 800 to 1,000 movies every year which is almost double the net creation produced by Hollywood.
The Indian film industry made the Guinness Book of World records in 2009, with a total of 1,288 films were being produced in 24 different languages.
Case in point, Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri is a popular Indian film director, film producer, screenwriter and author who plies his trade in Hindi cinema.
As of 2022, Vivek Agnihotri is a member of the board of India’s Central Board of Film Certification and a cultural representative of Indian Cinema at the Indian Council for Cultural Relations.
Vivek Agnihotri reacts to ‘The Kashmir Files’ getting Best Film Award at Dadasaheb Phalke International Award
Meanwhile, his film by the name of ‘The Kashmir Files’ became one of the few rare hits from Bollywood last year. Now, he has called the movie a people’s film.
The film talks about the Kashmiri Pandit genocide which took place in the early 1990s in the Kashmir Valley, was recently honoured at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival.
Reacting to the ‘The Kashmir Files’ getting the Best Film award, the director added, “I am honoured and grateful for getting Dadasaheb Phalke International Award. There are a lot of people who contributed to the making of this film, the list is endless. That’s why I called it ‘people’s film’. We dedicate this award to all the victims of religious terrorism in the world.”