In his upcoming film 'The Vaccine War', filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri honors Indian scientists and doctors for their remarkable success in creating a COVID-19 vaccine. Agnihotri's aim is to spotlight India's scientific prowess to the global stage. The movie portrays the inspiring narrative of dedicated women and scientists who dedicatedly toiled within laboratories, making personal sacrifices to develop the vaccine. Agnihotri aspires for the younger generation to witness a cinematic celebration of pure scientific triumph. Watch the full video for more.
Actor Kamal Haasan on May 27 in UAE’s Abu Dhabi took a dig at the ‘The Kerala Story’ and called it a ‘propaganda film’. He said that “writing a true story at the bottom as a logo is not enough’, when it’s not actually true.” Expressing his clear take on the movie, the actor said that he is ‘against’ the ‘propaganda film’. The Kerala Story, for a long time, triggered an intense political shadowboxing amid the Modi-led NDA Government and several Opposition parties. The movie faced a lot of criticism from the Opposition over its story of girls getting converted in Kerala to join ISIS.
Actor Kamal Haasan on May 27 in UAE’s Abu Dhabi took a dig at the ‘The Kerala Story’ and called it a ‘propaganda film’. He said that “writing a true story at the bottom as a logo is not enough’ when it’s not actually true.” Expressing his take on the movie, the actor said that he is ‘against’ the ‘propaganda film’. The Kerala Story, for a long time, triggered an intense political shadowboxing amid the Modi-led NDA Government and several Opposition parties. The movie faced a lot of criticism from the Opposition over its story of girls getting converted in Kerala to join ISIS.
Supreme Court stayed the May 8th order of the West Bengal government banning the screening of the film ‘The Kerala Story’ by the State. Supreme Court asked 'The Kerala Story' producer to put a disclaimer by 5 pm on May 20 in the film on allegations of conversion of 32,000 women to Islam. Watch the full video to find out more!
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma attended 'Hindu Ekta Yatra' in Hyderabad’s Karimnagar of Telangana on May 13. Addressing the rally, Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma targeted AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi over the recently released film ‘The Kerala Story’ which raised controversies and political discussions. He said that ‘Love Jihad’ has raised an alarm in Assam that led to the closing of 600 ‘Madarsas’ in 2 years and assured to shut another 300 in one year. Earlier, Owaisi had questioned the filmmakers of ‘The Kerala Story’ if the movie is based on facts or fiction.
The movie ‘The Kerala Story’ has sparked controversies in recent times and raised various political discussions. Speaking on the same, Women and Child Development and Minority Affairs Minister Smriti Irani on May 9 said that every political organisation opposing this film stands with and supports terrorist organisation. She said, “Every political party that stands in opposition to this film, stands with terrorists organisation, that is my belief as a parent. Those political organisations that disallow citizens of our country are standing in support of such terror methods.”
Reacting to Mamata Banerjee’s statement on his movie ‘Kashmir Files’ Vivek Agnihotri on May 09 said that he sent the Chief Minister a legal notice regarding the same. He said, “Yesterday Mamata Banerjee said that 'The Kashmir Files' and my upcoming film which is based on the genocide in Bengal, are propaganda. She said that BJP funds me for the films I make. We have sent a legal notice to CM Mamata Banerjee against the statements she made.”
The makers of the controversial film ‘The Kerala Story’ came forward against the decision of the Tamil Nadu and West Bengal Governments to ban the film in the state. While talking to the media in Mumbai on May 08, Vipul Shah, the producer of the movie, said that they will seek legal remedies against both the state government’s decision. “In Tamil Nadu, one individual man is opposing the film and warning the people. People of Tamil Nadu are not able to watch the movie because of one man. I request the Tamil Nadu Government to release this movie tomorrow morning. Madras High Court dismissed the plea to ban the film in the state. Supreme Court dismissed pleas three times. Even Kerala High Court didn’t ban our movie. Even after that Police are not giving protection to theatres and the government is not taking any action,” said Vipul Shah. While reacting to the decision of the West Bengal Government to ban the movie, Vipul Shah said, “If that is what she has done, we will take legal action. Whatever is possible under the provisions of law, we will fight.”
After watching the movie 'The Kerala Story', Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president JP Nadda said that there is a new type of terrorism which is without ammunition, adding that the film exposes "poisonous terrorism".While talking to reporters, Nadda said, "There's a new type of terrorism which is without ammunition, 'Kerala Story' exposes that poisonous terrorism. This kind of terrorism isn't related to any state or religion..."
08 May,2023 01:04 PM IST
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