"The Kashmir Files", which released on March 11, depicted the exodus of the Kashmiri Pandits from the Kashmir Valley in the 1990s.

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In a recent conversation, the lead actor Darshan Kumaar opened up about his role in the historical thriller.

Darshan essayed the role of Krishna Pandit who lost both his parents and his brother to the killings amidst Kashmir insurgency.

Darshan revealed that the director Vivek and actress Pallavi Joshi made him watch 700 videos of those affected by the genocide.

He shared that he was speechless after watching the videos and that's when Vivek and Pallavi told him that they want him as the lead in the film.

He further opened up about the criticism the film received by some sections of the society.

Darshan urged that these people should first watch the film and then make an opinion.

"This film is a brutally honest based on a true event. It is not against any caste, party or community", he Added.