The Tashkent Files’ unfolds the mysteries surrounding the death of former PM Lal Bahadur Shastri
The Tashkent Files completed 100 days at the Box Office, directed by Vivek Agnihotri, stars Mithun Chakraborty, Naseeruddin Shah, Shweta Prasad Basu, Mandira Bedi, Vinay Pathak and others.
It is a suspense thriller about the mysterious death of India’s 2nd Prime Minister – Shri Lal Bahadur Shastriji, immediately after signing the Tashkent Pact. With no signs of heart trouble before, the official declaration of ‘heart failure’ as the cause has been a hard pill to swallow for Indian citizens. The film is a nail-biter with twists and turns unfolding with every clue discovered, all of them leading to a single question –Was Shastriji Killed?
A surprising superhit of 2019, it has won the minds of many curious audiences concerned about the country and the political intrigue which has plagued it.
The Film was recognized at the 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI, GOA) and also received a standing ovation. The Tashkent Files was awarded the Box office surprise of the year 2019 at the ZEE ETC Bollywood business awards and it has won two accolades at the 67th National Film Awards for the categories: Best Screenplay and Dialogue and Best Supporting Actor (Female).