Sandeepa Dhar Had Fled From Kashmir By Hiding Under Her Father’s Seat In The Truck, Said- The Kashmir Files Is My Own Story
‘The Kashmir Files’ is breaking new records everyday at the box office. Kashmiri Pandits, who have left their homes from Kashmir and migrated with their families, are getting emotional seeing this associating themselves with them. Along with good reviews from film critics, Bollywood celebs are also praising Vivek Agnihotri and his team, giving a lot of reaction to the film.
Bollywood actress Sandeepa Dhar, who belongs to Kashmir, also saw the film and shared her nostalgic memories on social media. She thanked the director of the film Vivek Agnihotri for showing this truth to the world. Sandeepa Dhar became very emotional after watching the film. Sharing a long post on social media, she has shared some pictures, in which she narrated the pain of the year 1990, when her family decided to migrate.
Sandeepa Dhar has shared the incident along with the picture of her ancestral house on Instagram. she wrote, “On that day they announced that Kashmiri Pandits should leave their women here. My family immediately decided to leave their homeland. We hid behind a truck, my cousin was hidden under the back seat near my dad’s feet. We quietly escaped from there in the middle of the night.” she further said, “The scene of Kashmir Files shook my heart because it is my own story. My grandmother died while waiting to return to her home, her land. It was very bad for my family. My family is still trying to cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This is an important story that took a long time to tell. Remember, this is just a film, we haven’t got justice yet.” Significantly, in a TV program, The Kashmir Files director Vivek Agnihotri had told that while doing research for this film, he interviewed more than 700 Kashmiri Hindus, all of whom had similar stories. He said, “I believe that the time has passed for people to express their pain and their hurt. If this pain is suppressed, there will be no cure.”