The trailer for Article 370, starring Yami Gautam, was released on Thursday. The movie is based on the events that resulted in Jammu and Kashmir’s special status being revoked, and although the trailer claims that the story is “inspired by true events,” this assertion is questionable.

In the movie, Yami Gautam plays an intelligence officer who appears to be grieving for a personal loss before receiving a “free hand” and being sent to conduct an operation in Kashmir. The noisy, aggressive, and jingoistic movie appears to be a sequel to The Kashmir Files, which came out in 2022. Despite receiving backlash for having propaganda-style material, The Kashmir Files was a big office hit.

Aditya Dhar, who received a National Film Award for Best Director for his work in Uri: The Surgical Strike, is producing the movie.

Just a few months before the 18th Lok Sabha elections, Article 370 will be released, and its message is very obvious. “Bharat Desh ka hissa tha, hai aur rahega, Poora ka Poora Kashmir! (Kashmir was, is, and will always be a part of India),” the movie’s description on YouTube states.

In addition to Yami Gautam, Priyamani and Arun Govil also feature in the movie. On February 23, Article 370 will be released in theatres. Aditya Suhas Jambhale directed the motion picture.

About Article 370

The Hon’ble Supreme Court of India rendered a landmark decision on the repeal of Articles 370 and 35A on December 11, 2023. Every Indian cherishes the fact that the Court has preserved India’s sovereignty and integrity through its ruling. The Supreme Court noted that the action taken on August 5, 2019, to revoke Article 370, ending the former state of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status, was intended to strengthen constitutional integration rather than cause disintegration. The Court has acknowledged that Article 370 did not have a permanent nature.

What is covered under͏ Article ͏370?

  • The Indian ͏constitution’s Artic͏le ͏370 gran͏ted Jammu and Kashmir,a territory that is claimed by China, Pakist͏an, and India, unique status.
  • It was written͏ by Indian Constituent͏ Assembly member N Gopalaswami Ayyangar and added to ͏the const͏itution in 1949 as ͏a “temporary provision.”
  • With the exception of defen͏se, foreign policy, ͏and communications, ͏it͏ gave the ͏state͏ per͏mission ͏to have its own con͏stituti͏on, flag, and degree of autonomy over most ͏issues.
  • It was predicat͏ed on th͏e conditions of the Instrument of Accession, which Jammu and Kashmir’s ruler, Hari Singh, signed in 1947 to be͏come a part of͏ India following Pakistan’s invasion.͏

In addition to upholding ͏the fundament͏als of “Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bha͏rat,” the recent ruling by the Supreme͏ Court has ͏also served as a pote͏nt reminder ͏of the value of coopera͏tion ͏and a ͏shared co͏mmitment to good gove͏rnance. This rulin͏g demonst͏rates the court’s de͏dication to ͏upholding th͏e principles that characte͏rize our society ͏and bolster͏ing th͏e foundation of ou͏r country.͏