Despite Supreme Court lifting the ban on the a lot controversial film, ‘The Kerala Story’ in West Bengal, the movie was not getting launched owing to theatre homeowners receiving risk calls. Now, finally, the movie has discovered a theatre in the state, as per its music director, who hails from West Bengal. The movie’s music director Bishakh Jyoti advised ETimes that The Kerala Story was being screened in a single-screen theatre in North 24 Parganas’ Bongaon. “I am so happy that a cinema hall from my city is showing our film while most of the halls across Bengal are still reluctant to give space to The Kerala Story,” Bishakh Jyoti mentioned.
He additionally talked about that the makers declare that distributors are dealing with threats of not screening the movie. He mentioned, “I have heard that distributors and hall owners are getting calls and being said not to screen the film. I think not only Sreema but perhaps a few other theatres, especially single-screen theatres, have also started showing the film. We are hopeful that soon it will be shown in many more halls in West Bengal.”
Earlier, the West Bengal authorities determined to ban the newly launched film ‘The Kerala Story’. “This is to avoid any incident of hatred and violence, and to maintain peace in the state,” mentioned West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. Since the trailer for the film was launched, there was lots of controversy surrounding it. In a number of states, there was lots of protest. The Bengal chief minister additionally instructed the state chief secretary to make sure that the movie is faraway from screens operating in the state.
The Kerala Story, starring Adah Sharma, made headlines upon its launch, changing into embroiled in an internet of controversies. Despite dealing with requires a ban, protests, and ongoing uproar, the movie managed to amass a staggering 200 crores inside simply 18 days of its launch. Directed by Sudipto Sen, the film sheds mild on the pressured conversions and recruitment of Kerala ladies by the terrorist group Islamic State (IS).
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