The Kashmir Files had the highest cost-benefit ratio, but by how much?


The great debate of jihad, separatism, politics and terrorism that ‘The Kashmir Files’ has created in the Kashmir valley can be seen clearly in the country and in the world. The film Garmasala has not only sparked debates, but has also achieved such business positions, the echo of which will be heard for many years to come. Recently, in a conversation with a YouTube channel, Karan Johar also admitted that Kashmir Files is a movement and new filmmakers should learn from it. Johar also said that the budget of the movie is not as big as most movies. It is perhaps the biggest cost-benefit success of Indian cinema.

Apart from Karan, The Kashmir Files is believed by most business circles to be the biggest cost-benefit hit in the history of Hindi cinema. A cost-to-benefit success refers to the amount the film earns against the cost of the film. In terms of cost-to-benefit hits, The Kashmir Files appears to be just one movie. She was Jai Santoshi Maa who arrived in 1975. indian screen According to a 1975 report, Jai Santoshi Maa’s budget was only Rs 25 lakh, but it did more than 50 million business at the box office.

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How much profit did The Kashmir Files really make?

The total budget of The Kashmir Files, based on the painful history of genocide and exodus of non-Muslims in Kashmir, is estimated at Rs 14 million. In some reports, the budget of the film is around 20 million rupees. Even if the cost of the film is supposed to be Rs 20 crore, by the end of the third week, the film has done a business of Rs 238.28 crore on Surf India. If Rs 20 crore is removed from the collection, about Rs 218.28 crore remains, which can be called net profit. That is, Vivek’s film has made more than 1100% profit compared to cost.

There is no movie seen in Bollywood even around The Kashmir Files. It should also be noted that the film’s overseas collection has also turned out to be very good. And now this film is being shown in all theaters in the country and abroad. It is believed that at this time the total lifetime collection of the film will look into the future and when the cost benefit of the film is calculated on that basis, it will definitely be much more than 1100 percent. Adorned with tremendous roles by Anupam Kher, Mithun Chakraborty, Pallavi Joshi, and Darshan Kumar, the film can be considered an all-time blockbuster in Bollywood history.

So far, 6 movies have earned the status of blockbuster of all time.

According to Box Office India, so far only six highest-grossing films in Bollywood history have been considered all-time box office hits. The last film of this came 21 years ago. The movie was Gadar: Ek Prem Katha. Sholay (1975) ranks number one among other movies on the list of all-time box office hits. After Sholay, Mughal-e-Azam (1960), Mother India (1957), Hum Aapke Hain Koun (1994), and Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) are included in the top five list, respectively.

What is the history of The Kashmir Files?

The story of the film is told through two displaced Kashmiris. An elderly person lives in Delhi with his grandson. His grandson studies at a university like JNU. He doesn’t have any information about his family’s past. He doesn’t even know what happened to his family and all the non-Muslims in Kashmir. He joins a leftist student organization. His grandson never told him about the past either and he continues to be involved in the ghar wapsi movements. He continues to demand justice for the town of him murdered there. He keeps expressing his desire to go to his house in Kashmir again and again with his grandson.

After the death of the grandfather, when the grandson goes to Kashmir with his ashes and the truths begin to come out one by one, the ground under his feet trembles. He sees a Kashmir that destroys all of his beliefs. He is reduced to the role of politics, the media and civil society and realizes that his family and community were victims of the most brutal event in the history of humanity, which were covered with sheets of different narratives. He remains hidden and efforts are underway. ,

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