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The tagline of the movie Shikara has changed from The Untold Story of Kashmiri Pandits vs to A Timeless Love Story in the Worst of Times.

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Multiple Fake news claims-: The tagline of the movie Shikara has changed from The Untold Story of Kashmiri Pandits vs to  A Timeless Love Story in the Worst of Times.  #BoycottShikara #Boycott_Shikara Mr. Chopra, if u don't have the balls to show the incident how it was then why u mentioned it's about Kashmiri pandit? Such a cheap publicity stunt... U lost my respect...

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Facts Check Verdict: True

News Verification: Vidhu Vinod Chopra's movie had put a great expectation on the mindset of the people before the release, however after the movie released there are several boycotts of the movie on Social Media. The big reason for the change in mindset is that the people feel deceived from what they were expecting after viewing the trailer and what they are seeing after watching the new tagline.

The new tagline of the movie now is “A Timeless Love Story in the Worst of Times.”. Many feel it is just to make everyone feel happy but not the Kasmir Pandit, who were the actual sufferers.

The new poster of the movie that changed the tagline from ‘The Untold Story of Kashmiri Pandits’ to ‘A Timeless Love Story in the Worst of Times’ sparked a controversy. Looks like the movie while it’s release, tried to make a politically correct statement, Shikara even tries to do away radical Islamic terrorism.

Social media reaction on Shikara Name change.

The movie Shikara is directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, after a gap of five years with Shikara. Shikara's initial trailer was totally based on the plight of the Kashmiri Pandit, the tagline suggested for the same however with the new tagline just before the release a lot of controversies have erupted.

A video of the women is fuming at the filmmaker Vidhu, which is viral on social media. The woman is heard saying, “You showed the kids of Hindu, but not of Muslim, you did not show radicalism, you did not show the truth." 





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