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Agnihotri's next film to be based on Shastri's death

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Vivek Agnihotri's next film will be based on the mystery surrounding the death of India's

The investigative thriller, titled "The Files", will star veteran actors and Mithun Chakraborty in pivotal roles.

However, the is yet to cast the who will play the role of in the film.

Asked about the roles of Chakraborty and Shah in the film, Agnihotri told PTI, "They are playing two power centres. Two points of views."

Yesterday, the had tweeted, "On this day, 10th Jan 1966, in a tiny man called Lal Bahadur Shashtri, who won a war with Pakistan, soon after a humiliating defeat with China, signed the treaty.

"Hours later he died. A death mystery unsolved till date. Why? On this day, our died mysteriously in Tashkent. Was it heart attack or poison? Even after 52 yrs, the truth of the biggest cover-up of free has been denied to his family, followers, citizens. After years of research, I present 'The Tashkent Files'.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 21:00 IST