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Aamir's 'PK', Kamal's 'Vishwaroopam' and Other Films that Faced Threats from Religious Fanatics
International Business Times India

Aamir's 'PK', Kamal's 'Vishwaroopam' and Other Films that Face...

The recent controversy over "PK" had stirred discussion and heated arguments in social circles and media. 'PK' (Peekay)Twitter/aamir khan 'PK' (Peekay)Twitter/aamir khan The film, which is directed by Rajkumar Hirani and stars Aamir Khan, is ... International Business Times India, 2 months ago
Why PK is OK Business Standard India, 1 month ago

PK controversy: Protest, but don't be a pest

It is that time of the year when publicity hungry groups go chasing movies they want to ban. Two years ago, it was those who wanted Vishwaroopam to be banned because it affected their sensibility and hurt their sentiments, now it is another set of groups who ...
 DNA2 months ago
Times of India

Director Abhishek Sharma bares it all in an open letter to the Censor Board

Filmmaker Abhishek Sharma, who has directed critically acclaimed and commercially successful films like Tere Bin Laden and The Shaukeens, wrote an open letter showcasing the poor state of the Censor Board and it being flippant and undecided in ...
 Times of India1 week ago Director Abhishek Sharma writes an open letter to Censor Board  India Today2 weeks ago 'Your existence is redundant', says director Abhishek Sharma in his open letter to Censor Board  DNA India2 weeks ago Abhishek Sharmas open letter to the Censor Board  Bollywood Hungama1 week ago

What's good, clean, uncontroversial cinema? Maybe CBFC ...

by Kalpana Nair When news broke that Pahlaj Nihalani had been appointed the new Chairperson of the Censor Board, one could almost hear a shudder course through the veins of the cultural elite in this country. How could this man, a self-confessed ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago

2 years ago, panel said recast entire certification process, no one listened

While the spate of resignations from the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has reignited the old debate over the manner in which films are certified for public viewing by the board, a 2013 report by a government-appointed panel recommending ...
 Indian Express1 month ago

Sunday Anchor: Secular or Insular?

Comment · print · T T T+· T- In multicultural societies, such as France and India, the fundamental issue at stake is not freedom of expression but the terms of engagement between various cultures. Both the Charlie Hebdo and Perumal ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
Indian Express

Samar of Discontent: Censors and Public Censure

It's heartening that PK is breaking box-office records in the face of controversy, but cultural terrorism must stop. Last week, in London, my friends insisted that I watch The Book of Mormon, a musical that has proved a monster hit in the West End ...
 Indian Express1 month ago

Why PK is OK

If we don't want a Hindu version of our neighbour, we must keep open minds -- even when what we hear or see is not what we like. Rajkumar Hirani's PK is a banal satire on godmen. An alien's remote control is stolen the moment he lands on earth. He is told that only god can help him. Desperate to go home, the alien (Aamir Khan) does whatever he is told -- pray, genuflect, offer money, to gods of different faiths. The Hindu right thinks PK denigrates Hinduism. There are calls ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Indian Express

From Haider to PK': The controversies that made headlines in 2014

Rajkumar Hirani, the underrated director and Aamir Khan, the under-celebrated actor, joined hands again in the year 2014 to give us 'PK', which has been embroiled in controversies since the first poster came out. Rajkumar Hirani, the underrated ...
 Indian Express2 months ago

Object to Art Work with Rejoinder, Not Vandalism

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has done well to deny media reports that the government had asked the police to study Aamir Khan's film PK to determine if it offends religious sentiments. Reports that he had asked for such an inquiry ...
 New Indian Express2 months ago
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