Israeli diplomat claims he disagrees with Nadav Lapid's position on the Kashmir Files controversy

Israeli diplomat claims he disagrees with Nadav Lapids position on the Kashmir Files controversy

The Kashmir Files, directed by Vivek Agnihotri, caused a sensation when IFFI Jury Head Nadav Lapid dubbed it a "propaganda, obscene" movie. Israel's Consul General to the Midwest, Kobbi Shoshani, offered a different take on the movie.He claimed to have seen the movie and had a different take on it.

He posted on Twitter, saying, "I met the cast and saw the Kashmir file. I disagree with Nadav Lapid on this matter. I shared my viewpoint with Nadav after his speech. @vivekagnihotri".

Speaking of the uproar, a video from the festival that showed Nadav making divisive comments about the movie went popular on social media. The Israeli filmmaker made the statement at the festival's closing ceremony, a member of the PR team for the event confirmed to ANI.

"I want to express my gratitude to the festival director and the programming director for the complicated, diverse, and cinematically rich schedule. It was ferocious.

We watched seven films in the debutant competition and fifteen in the festival's opening-night international competition. 14 of them had cinematic elements, were defaults, and sparked lively conversations "In his address, he added.All of us were disturbed and shocked by the 15th film, The Kashmir Files. That felt like ा propaganda, vulgar movie, inappropriate for an artistic competitive section of such ा prestigious film festival. I feel totally comfortable openly sharing these feelings here with you at this stage. In the spirit of this festival, we can surely also accept a critical discussion, which is essential for art and life," he further said.

Soon after, netizens took to the micro-blogging site to slam Nadav. Referring to Nadav's remarks, Anupam Kher tweeted, "No matter how high the height of the lie is. It is always small in comparison to the truth." He attached pictures from the movie with his tweet.

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