Some have called it devastating; some distressing; some genocidal; some a rightwing propaganda; and those who endured the agony in reality, the Kashmiri Pandits, found an emotional deliverance in it, a catharsis, a depiction of the pain that was under censorship hitherto. Muzzled voices have found a loudspeaker. The Kashmir Files has hit the theatres like a bullet and pierced millions of hearts, especially in the Hindi heartland. But now, when the story has finally found a narration of sorts, will the ripples stop right there? Or, are we to witness the infliction of fresh wounds in healing the past?