For multiple reasons, The Kashmir Files have become the talk of the town. Right from being lauded for its gut-wrenching plot, to getting mired in a number of controversies, the film and its makers are making all kinds of noise. The Kashmir Files stars an ensemble cast including Anupam Kher, Pallavi Joshi, Darshan Kumaar, Mithun Chakraborty, and Puneet Issar, among others. Each of them is garnering accolades for their ground-breaking performances.
Recently, a couple of reports have surfaced on the web, revealing the salary of the lead star cast in Vivek Agnihotri’s directorial.
Reportedly, the actor who has charged the most money is not Anupam Kher but Mithun Chakraborty. As per the latest media reports, Anupam Kher has charged Rs 1 crore for his role in The Kashmir Files, while his good friend in the film, Mithun Chakraborty, has charged around Rs 1.5 crore. Speaking of the director, he too has apparently charged Rs 1 crore for his work, while his wife and actress, Pallavi Joshi, has charged Rs 50-70 Lakh.
Darshan Kumaar, who plays Anupam Kher’s grandson Krishna Pandit, has reportedly taken Rs 45 lakh home, while Mithun’s on-screen wife, Mrinal Kulkarni, charged Rs 50 lakh for the film. Anupam Kher, who played the role of DGP Hari Narain, Anupam Kher's (aka Pushker Nath Pandit's) good friend, has apparently charged Rs 50 lakh.
Recently, Pallavi Joshi hit back at the haters who said there was fictional content in The Kashmir Files. Reacting to the same, during an event, the National-award winning actress opened up, putting 4 years into the film’s research and meeting the family of the real victims.
Meanwhile, The Kashmir Files has managed to break all the records and myths surrounding the blockbuster film. Vivek Agnihotri’s masterpiece has already been labelled a blockbuster as it will soon enter the 200 crore club.