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Supreme Court refused to stay the release of filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar’s movie “Indu Sarkar”,

Newdelhi:27/7/17:The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to stay the release of filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar’s movie “Indu Sarkar”, which deals with the Emergency imposed in 1975 by former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

A bench of Justice Dipak Misra, Justice Amitav Roy and Justice A.M. Khanwilkar, dismissed the plea filed by a woman who claims to be the biological daughter of late Congress leader Sanjay Gandhi.The movie is an artistic expression within the parameters of law,” said the bench while dismissing the plea of Priya Singh Paul

Paul has told the court that the film was “full of concoction and totally derogatory” to malign the image of Sanjay Gandhi and his mother, Indira Gandhi.The petitioner moved the top court as Bombay High Court had dismissed her plea on July 24, saying no “known descendant” of Sanjay Gandhi has objected to the movie.In her petition, the woman has claimed that Sanjay Gandhi was her biological father and the movie points fingers at him.

 

 

 

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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