Rajeev Masand in conversation with director Ashvin Kumar, Soni Razdan and Anshuman Jha
CNN-News18’s Rajeev Masand met filmmaker Ashvin Kumar, whose short film Little Terrorist was nominated for an Academy Award in 2005, and who won a National Award each for his documentaries “Inshallah Football” and “Inshallah Kashmir” has just come out of battle with the Censor Board again over his latest film, a feature titled “No Fathers in Kashmir”. On the surface it’s the story of a teenage British-Kashmiri girl who returns to her grandparents home in Kashmir and discovers the truth about her missing father. But it’s about a lot more, and Ashvin and his actors – Soni Razdan and Anshuman Jha – insist it’s essential viewing for anyone who wants to understand the Kashmir situation. This interview first aired on CNN news18 on March 29, 2019.
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