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Amidst 'Padmavat' uproar, Prasoon Joshi opts out of Jaipur Lit Festival
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Amidst 'Padmavat' uproar, Prasoon Joshi opts out of Jaipur Lit...

Chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification and noted lyricist Prasoon Joshi has backed out of the ongoing Jaipur Literature Fest.Despite the Rajasthan police guaranteeing Joshi's security, the censor board chief decided not to attend the event as ... Business Standard, 1 month ago

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Karni Sena threat: CBFC chief not to attend Jaipur Lit Fest

Censor Board chief Prasoon Joshi has said that he will not attend Jaipur Literature Festival this year.His statement comes after the Rajput Karni Sena threatened to disrupt his address at the Lit Fest, to protest clearance of the movie Padmaavat by the Central Board of Film Certification.'Will not be attending #JLF (Jaipur Lit Fest) this year and must say will miss sharing great moments with literature and poetry lovers.'I am doing this so that the dignity of the event does not get compromised ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi to skip Jaipur LitFest following Karni Sena threat  Business Standard1 month ago Karni Sena to disrupt Prasoon Joshi's lecture at Jaipur Lit Fest  Rediff.com2 months ago

Now the ‘Padmaavat’ tangle reaches out to Jaipur Lit Fest: Karni Sena threatens to stop Prasoon Joshi from attending

A day after the Supreme Court stayed ban on the release of controversial Bollywood movie “Padmaavat” in four states, including Rajasthan, the Rajput Karni Sena has vented its anger against Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief Prasoon ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago Will disrupt Jaipur Lit Fest if CBFC chief participates: Karni Sena  Deccan Herald2 months ago Karni Sena says it won't allow CBFC chief to attend Jaipur Lit Fest  Rediff.com2 months ago Padmaavat row: Karni Sena 'won't let' Prasoon Joshi into Jaipur Lit Fest  Business Standard2 months ago

Jaipur Lit Fest concludes, focus remained on creativity, not controversy

The five-day-long annual literary extravaganza reached its culmination in this Pink City on Monday evening with a debate on "#MeToo: Do Men Still Have It Easy". It's a conclusion that this literature festival has seldom reached in recent years as it managed ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

Zee JLF 2018 | Soha Ali Khan, Sharmila Tagore steal the show at Lit fest

Mother and daughter Sharmila Tagore and Soha Ali Khan made a joint appearance on the ZEE JLF stage on Sunday sending into a tizzy the Jaipur crowds who turned up in such large numbers that the security personnel had to shut down the venue. The occasion of the ...
 DNA1 month ago

Winds of Change: A message for Mr Modi from Diggi Palace

In its 11-year journey, the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) has seen speakers using the platform to send out strong political messages. But the hundreds of thousands who gather at the literary extravaganza are also adept at sending their own message. And ...
 Sify1 month ago

Voices of dissent are only heard at lit fests these days

'Many of the biggest events at such lit fests have nothing to do with books or authors, but about current events and the changing nature of society,' points out Aakar Patel. IMAGE: A performer at the Jaipur Lit Fest. Photograph: Chandra Mohan Aloria I am writing this from Kolkata, where I am speaking at the literature festival. In the last 10 years, many such events have sprung up across India and we have more lit fests (as they are called) than any other country. I find this remarkable because ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

PLF to begin in Jaipur on Jan 27

The Jaipur Parallel Literature Festival (PLF) will be organised in the city from January 27 to 29, organisers said today.PLF chairman Rituraj said that authors and writers of various Indian languages have been invited for the three-day festival and as many as ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

CBFC should be abolished: Manish Tewari

Former Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Sunday said the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) must be scrapped."In my respectful opinion, Prasoon Joshi should have attended Jaipur Lit Fest. For tyranny to triumph, all that good men ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

'Padmaavat' row: Films being targeted aggressively, says Vishal Bhardwaj

Critically acclaimed filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj said today that people had no right to violently protest against "Padmaavat" as it was cleared by the censor board and given the go-ahead by the Supreme Court. Speaking on the second day of the Jaipur Literature ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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