The Tashkent Files 2019 info:-
The Tashkent Files 2019, The Tashkent Files is an upcoming Indian thriller film about the death of former Indian prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri.A young and ambitious journalist Ragini (Shweta Basu Prasad) receives an anonymous tip about a scoop.
behind India’s ex-Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri’s mysterious death in Tashkent. The Tashkent Files 2019 She publishes a story in the newspaper, which leads to an official committee being set up by the government to investigate the 53-year-old case.
12 angry men — correction, 6 men and 3 women but all very angry and not afraid to show it -The Tashkent Files 2019- sit down in a closed room to decide if former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri died of natural causes or whether he was murdered.
Director Vivek Agnihotri picks his menagerie carefully; he is in maximum impact mode this election season, after all. There are a historian and a journalist, a judge and a woman with multiple NGOs on her CV, a former intelligence operative and a scientist, an industrialist and two politicians.
The above line about truth just about sums up what happens in the dimly lit room where fact and fiction are happily muddled up to serve you a concoction so lethal it can either send your blood pressure soaring or send you off to sleep.
The Tashkent Files 2019 Plot:-
The above line about truth just about sums up what happens in the dimly lit room where fact and fiction are happily muddled up to serve you a concoction so lethal it can either send your blood pressure soaring or send you off to sleep. I would suggest the latter course in case you find yourself with a ticket for The Tashkent Files; it saves you a headache later.
Tashkent, referring to the Uzbekistan capital formerly a part of the USSR is where India’s second The Tashkent Files 2019 prime minister died the day he signed an important treaty with Pakistan after the 1965 war.
While officially his death is said to be due to a heart attack, conspiracy theories have The Tashkent Files 2019 suggested poisoning. Either Google it or watch The Tashkent Files every whack-a-doodle conspiracy theory finds a play at both.
To take a stab at the film’ story, thin as it is, a low-on-scruples journalist Ragini (Shweta Basu Prasad) gets a call from a Deep Throat who is a big fan of Kaun Banega Crorepati. After playing fastest-fingers-first with her on the phone, he sends her a ‘super-secret dossier’ on PM Shastri’s death. There are no Pentagon Papers inside, only every theory or RTI query that is already out there on the internet.
Ragini gets her scoop but the political machinations are already underway. A manipulative home minister (Naseeruddin Shah) sets up a committee to look into her claims and heading it is Tripathi (Mithun Chakraborty), a politician looking for ‘muddy’ for the next elections. What happens next is best summed up by Naseer’s crooked leader, “Only idiots are afraid of the truth.
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The Tashkent Files 2019 Reception:-
Rachit Gupta of The Times of India rated the film with two and a half stars out of five and praised its theme but lamented the lack of talent in its characters, despite a star-studded cast.
Criticizing its direction, story-telling, and songs, he concluded that:- “It also doesn’t help that the final slide of the movie tells the audience that the authenticity of all the facts displayed in the film cannot be verified.
Devesh Sharma of Filmfare gives the film two and a half stars out of five and noted the film to be a ‘melodramatic’ episode with loud and over the top acting coupled with bombastic dialogues.
He further notes the film to be biased against a certain political party and that it ought to have been launched after the national elections, which were running concurrently. Prashant Sisodia of NDTV India gave the film 3 out 5 stats whilst Shashank Shekhar of Desimartini gave the film 4.5 out 5.
Rahul Desai writing for Film Companion rated the film with one star out of five. Noting it to be a ‘Ph.D. in whataboutery’, he noted the film to be “not informed enough to be a documentary, not balanced enough to be a docudrama and not smart enough to be an investigative thriller.
Writing for Scroll.in, Nandini Ramnath noted it to be a politically motivated film that did not have any rigor and failed to be an effective conspiracy thriller. Saibal Chatterjee, writing for NDTV.
rated the film with half star out of five and noted it to be an example of Google search film-making and concludes “Well, the actors may not be trash, but their performances scrape the bottom of the barrel.
And the film? If you still haven’t got it, it is JUNK. A review over India Today rated it one out of five stars and noted it to be a politically motivated film that did not have any logic and might be easily dispensed with.
The Tashkent Files 2019 Production:-
The film was announced in January 2018; Agnihotri stated the film to The Tashkent Files 2019 be the country’s first crowd-sourced thriller. Principal photography began in January 2018.
In February 2018 he invited from the public any information, book, link or memory related to Lal Bahadur Shastri’s mysterious death in Tashkent to help him solve the ‘decades-old enigma’ surrounding the death of former prime minister of India.
The first look poster was released on 19 March 2019, and on the same occasion, the release date of the film was announced as 12 April 2019. On 25 March 2019, Zee Studios launched the official trailer on YouTube.