The picture has gone viral, and though many appreciated her gesture, they didn’t approve of her using blood for the painting. One user wrote, ”TheKashmirFilesMovie is a revolution still cannot endorse painting with blood. Her feelings must be appreciated though.” Another wrote, ”Better donate blood , there are many colours (organic) also available that can be used . Poster is beautiful but don’t appreciate wasting blood .”

The Kashmir Files which tells the true story of brutal sufferings endured by Kashmiri Pandits in 1990, stars Anupam Kher, Darshan Kumar, Mithun Chakraborty and Pallavi Joshi.