The Tashkent Files 2019 ‧ Drama/Mystery Director – Vivek Agnihotri Cast – Mithun Chakraborty Naseeruddin Shah Pankaj Tripathi Shweta Basu Prasad Mandira Bedi Producer –
The Tashkent Files
2019 ‧ Drama/Mystery
Shweta Basu Prasad
The Tashkent Files is a Hindi thriller that revolves around the mysterious death of India’s 2nd Prime Minister Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri and attempts to uncover if he had actually died a natural death or as alleged was assassinated.
By India Today
The inconsistencies do not end here. A political reporter named Ragini Phule is looking for her next big “scoop”. In her introduction scene, it is established that she has dubious ethics and her claim to fame is manufacturing a viral story by quoting fake sources. “I’m done with this ethical sh*t… Kisko chahiye facts? Yahaan sab chalta hai,” she tells a friend on the phone.
Samrudhi Ghosh | Fullreport..
By Hindustan Times
Tashkent, referring to the Uzbekistan capital — formerly a part of the USSR — is where India’s second 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 suggested poisoning. Either Google it or watch The Tashkent Files – every whack-a-doodle conspiracy theory finds a play at both.
Jyoti Sharma Bawa | Fullreport…
It makes much of the addition of ‘socialist’ to the preamble of the Constitution during the Emergency, but steers clear of ‘secular’ (at least in the context of the statute) although the word was prefixed to ‘sovereign republic of India’ via the same contentious 42nd Amendment.
Saibal Chatterjee | Fullreport…
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Times of india -2.5/5
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Hindusran times -1/5
India today -1/5