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About 18 results for "Vishwaroopam Ban"

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, 3 weeks ago
Why PK is OK Business Standard India, 2 weeks 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 ...
 DNA4 weeks 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 week 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 week 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 Express2 weeks ago
Rediff.com

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.com2 weeks 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 Express3 weeks 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 Express3 weeks ago
Firstpost.com

#PKDebate: Aamir's film is hardly gutsy, but it's good enough for lazy Twitter fights

Move over Valentine's Day, PK is here. It can now be concluded that Aamir Khan's new film has taken the favourite outrage spot in the lives of religious fundamentalists that was hitherto reserved for couples who wanted to gift each other pink teddy ...
 Firstpost.com4 weeks ago Aamir Khan's PK is hardly gutsy, but it's good enough ...  Firstpost.com3 weeks ago

A serious threat

Time and again, we come across hooligans vandalising cinema halls for release of controversial films in this country. Aamir Khan starrer PK is one such film. Thus the reel thing turns real as right-wing activists demand a ban on PK. The activists damaged ...
 Asian Age3 weeks ago
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