5 Movies Similar to The Kashmir Files that are worth watching


Vivek Agnihotri’s The Kashmir Files is a 2022 Indian Bollywood drama film. The film, which was developed by Zee Studios, is inspired by the evacuation of Kashmiri Pandits during the Kashmir Insurrection. Mithun Chakraborty, Anupam Kher, Darshan Kumar, and Pallavi Joshi Stars appear in it.

The film was scheduled for release publicly globally on January 26, 2022, corresponding with India’s Republic Day, but was delayed owing to the outbreak of the Omicron form of COVID-19, and was released commercially on March 11, 2022. The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) endorsed, marketed, and granted tax-exempt status to the film.

The Kashmir Files movie earned mixed reviews, with some appreciating the actors and cinematography. However, Some people criticizing the movie for being loud and fascistic.  Despite this, the movie was a commercial success, generating Rs. 80 crores (US$11 million) over Rs. 40 crores (US$5.6 million) cost.

So, if you’re seeking films similar to The Kashmir Files, here are five options available for you. 

  1. Mission Kashmir

Vidhu Vinod Chopra directed the film Mission Kashmir, a 2000 Indian Hindi-language action drama. Suketu Mehta wrote the screenplay for the film. Hence, it stars famous Sanjay Dutt, Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Sonali Kulkarni, and Jackie Shroff in major roles.

Significantly, the film depicts the lives and sorrow of Altaaf Khan (Roshan), a little kid whose entire family is mistakenly killed by police officials. Altaaf is fostered by the police chief (Dutt) who is guilty of this, and when he discovers this, he seeks vengeance and turns a terrorist. it was rated R in the U.S.A. The film had its world premiere at the Stockholm Film Fest.

  1. Uri: The Surgical Strike

Uri: The Surgical Strike is a 2019 Bollywood Hindi-language action movie scripted and directed by newbie Aditya Dhar and financed by RSVP Movies’ Ronnie Screwvala.

Moreover, the movie is a fictional version of the actual incidents of the retribution to the 2016 Uri attack, starring Vicky Kaushal, Yami Gautam, Mohit Raina, Kirti Kulhari, and Paresh Rawal, and describes the tale of Major Vihaan Singh Shergill (Kaushal) of the Para Special Forces, who portrayed a crucial role in the occurrences.


  1. The Tashkent Files

The Tashkent Files is a 2019 Bollywood thriller movie concerning the murder of the ex-Prime Minister of India, Lal Bahadur Shastri. Hence, the movie is Directed and Scripted by Vivek Agnihotri, it features Shweta Basu Prasad, Naseeruddin Shah, and Mithun Chakraborty in major characters.

On April 12, 2019, the film was aired. Despite receiving a great response from the crowd, two National Awards, and becoming a box-office sleeper success. Unlikely, it was nonetheless criticized by reviewers.

  1. Article 15

Article 15 by Anubhav Sinha is a neo-noir mystery set in the Hindi core that confronts the serious subject of caste-based inequality head-on. Whereas, the Ayushmann Khurrana plays a private investigator who is examining the abduction of three girls from a tiny community.

Article 15 of the Indian Constitution, which outlaws religious and cultural discrimination, inspired the film’s title. Although, the movie is based on multiple real-life incidents of caste-related brutality. It also includes the Badaun gang-rape charges in 2014 and the Una whipping incident in 2016.


  1. Punjab 1984

Punjab 1984, Diljit Dosanjh‘s debut screenplay, was aired in 2014. This is a period piece set in the years 1984-1985. Significantly, this film seeks to teach people about an incident that happened in the lives of individuals who were not there at Indira Gandhi’s killing.

This film’s plot revolves around her lost son, who was illegally kidnapped by police. Additionally, Diljit Dosanjh’s reputation was enhanced by this film. Moreover, he was eventually hired to star in a Bollywood movie as a result of the film’s success.

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