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Indu Sarkar movie review: A watered-down, bloodless version of the Emergency

Indu Sarkar movie review: Indu Sarkar is set during the Emergency, and shows us the horrific violation of freedom put into motion by then prime minister Indira Gandhi, aided and abetted by her younger son Sanjay.

Congress activists force cancellation of Indu Sarkar in Thane

A large number of protesting Congress workers on Friday stalled the matinee show of Madhur Bhandarkar's latest release Indu Sarkar at a multiplex in Thane. The belligerent activists even attempted to climb on the stage near the screen shouting slogans also against the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Maharashtra and the Centre.

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Another movie release, another controversy: How outraging on movies is almost part of the script

The paradoxical nature of an individual or a group’s objections or bans on films -- that they end up generating a cloud of pre-release publicity and serve to pique audience interest -- makes them a fertile ground for suspicion and conspiracy theories.

Supreme Court junks plea against Indu Sarkar, film to release tomorrow

A similar plea by the woman was dismissed by the Bombay High Court on July 24 on the grounds that the petitioner was unable to make her case seeking stay on the release of the movie. The court had further observed that none of the acknowledged descendant of Sanjay Gandhi had raised an objection to the movie.

'Indu Sarkar' will hurt sentiments of Congressmen; this is what PM Modi wants: Veerappa Moily

Madhur Bhandarkar's directorial film Indu Sarkar is based on 1975-77 Emergency period and has already had its troubles with CBFC, which demanded 14 cuts in the moveie.

Madhur Bhandarkar provided security cover by Maharashtra government

The development comes after Bhandarkar had to cancel the promotional events of 'Indu Sarkar' in Pune and Nagpur fearing wrath of Congressmen who had gathered to protest the film's release without a green signal from senior party leaders.

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I can't ban a film just because people want it: Pahlaj Nihalani on Congress demanding ban on Indu Sarkar

The Indian Youth Congress are meeting the CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani to demand a ban on Indu Sarkar, as according to them, the film distorts the image of Indira Gandhi and her governance during the Emergency period. Though director Madhur Bhandarkar was unavailable for a comment, the Mumbai Police has provided him special security.

Protest against Indu Sarkar in Pune: Congress workers held for staging dharna without permission

“We arrested Congress workers as they were holding a dharna without proper police permission. They were released in the evening,” said Deputy Commissioner of Police, Pravin Mundhe

'Indu Sarkar' press conference in Pune cancelled over Congress workers' protest

'Indu Sarkar' is based on a 21-month long period, from 1975 to 1977, when the then PM Indira Gandhi had a state of emergency declared across the country. The trailer of the movie led the Congress party to ask the CBFC for a review before it comes under the scanner.

Madhur Bhandarkar doesn't wish to make changes in Indu Sarkar, says 'it will affect essence of the film'

Mired in controversy even before its release, Indu Sarkar has received a demand for 14 modifications and cuts by Censor Board of Film Certification. Madhur Bhandarkar has been left appalled and has said that he doesn't want to make cuts to the film as it would spoil the essence.

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Indu Sarkar Trailer Shocking, Misleading, Says Woman Who Claims To Be Sanjay Gandhi’s Daughter

A woman who claims to be Sanjay Gandhi’s daughter has alleged that the trailer of the movie Indu Sarkar is shocking and grossly misleading in its portrayal of the late Congress leader. “I was shocked to see the trailer of the movie, which is so misleading. In one scene, a man resembling Sanjay Gandhi says ‘Ye […]

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