Nihalani, in his petition filed through his lawyer Ashok Saraogi, was seeking direction to quash the November 2, 2016, order of the CBFC and grant necessary certification, either Universal (U) or Universal with Adult (UA), for the film that is produced by Nihalani.
Justice R I Chagla said that at this stage, the court was “not inclined to pass any order granting an interim relief...the petitioners are always open to seek review of order before revising committee or film certification appellate tribunal”.
On Thursday, different wings of AIADMK allegedly staged protests against the Tamil film 'Sarkar' for its reported reference to former Chief Minister J Jayalalitha and its alleged depiction of some of the government schemes in a negative light.
Sarkar's re-edited version will be showcased across screens, starting Friday evening. Directed by AR Murugadoss, the movie stars Vijay, Keerthy Suresh, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar and Radha Ravi among others.
Sanal Kumar Sasidharan directorial S Durga has been under the legal scanner ever since it was announced. The film has finally got a green light from Revising Committee of the Censor Board without any cuts and has received a U/A certificate.
Mumbai, Jan 09 (ANI): Director and screenwriter Shyam Benegal on Saturday said that the main attempt is to minimize the use of scissors while certifying films, which means the committee, will need to grade films more carefully. He further said that the committee will have to work on the guidelines as India is a complex and diverse society.