The Weekend Leader - Twitterati wowed by Vidhu Vinod's 'Shikara' trailer

Twitterati wowed by Vidhu Vinod's 'Shikara' trailer

Mumbai

07-January-2020

 Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra launched the trailer of his upcoming upcoming film 'Shikara: The Untold Story of Kashmiri Pandits', following which Twitterati.

#Shikara trended with 8,719 tweets and #VidhuVinodChopra with 3,074 tweets.

A post on Vidhu Vinod Chopra Films official handle @VVCFilms read: "More than 4,00,000 Kashmiri Pandits lost their homes and became refugees in their own country. Three decades later, watch their story unfold. A#Shikara trailer out now."

The post got 1.7K retweets and 3.3K likes.

One user wrote: "Looks like Bollywood has finally got b**. Hope they don't hide the reality in order to maintain secularism."

Another remarked: "Ah! When a picture says a million stories. When a picture rips your heart and takes you to a moment in time when fear was your shadow. The dark looming presence that never left. Let all the stories be told. #Shikara."

A Twitter user posted: "In tears. I am unable to move. For the first time someone has had the courage to narrate my story of forced exodus by Islamist terrorists in Kashmir without monkey balancing. Thank you @rahulpandita for writing this for us all. Thank you @VVCFilms for sharing this brutal truth."

A user posted a trailer clip and wrote: "Waiting eagerly for this film on Kashmiri pandits and their struggle. Written by @rahulpandita. Best of luck bro."

"It is a powerful trailer of #Shikara,a film on the forced exodus of #KashmiriPandits. Having witnessed terror first-hand in #Punjab, I can relate to the pain, anguish & longing. Hoping for justice & safe return of Pandits one day," read one post.

One user said: "Not commenting on #shikara until the whole film releases. We live in a post-truth world where films like Article 15 can get away by showing a particular community as perpetrators when it was actually another. Kashmiri Hindu exodus from valley deserves at least cinematic justice!"

The movie is slated for release on February 7.IANS 


Milky Mist Cheese