A crew member of the film ‘The Kerala Story’ acquired a threatening message from an unknown quantity, based on Mumbai Police.
According to police, Sudipto Sen, director of the movie, knowledgeable police that one of many crew members acquired a message from an unknown quantity.
The message threatened the mentioned individual to not step out alone from residence and that they did not do a very good factor by displaying the story, police mentioned.
Police offered safety to the crew member however an FIR has not been registered as they’re but to obtain a written grievance.
The Trinamool Congress authorities in West Bengal banned the movie ‘The Kerala Story’, citing “upkeep of peace” and to keep away from incidents of “hatred and violence” within the state on May 8.
West Bengal grew to become the primary state to ban the movie. ‘The Kerala Story’ narrates the ordeal of three ladies who’re trafficked to ISIS camps after being transformed to Islam by means of marriage.
There’s a seamless political outcry across the film even because it has been made tax-free in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh.
On the choice to ban the movie, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee mentioned, “It is to keep away from any incident of hatred and violence, and keep peace within the state.”
The Chief Minister directed the state chief secretary to take away the film from all theatres the place it’s being screened.
Reacting to the ban, Vipul Amrutlal Shah, the producer of the movie, mentioned they’ll pursue authorized choices towards the choice.
“If state authorities will not hearken to us, we are going to discover authorized avenues. However, no matter course we take can be based mostly on authorized recommendation,” Mr Shah advised ANI.
Helmed by Sudipto Sen and produced by Vipul Amrutlal Shah, the movie evoked sharp opposition from Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who referred to as it “RSS propaganda”.
‘The Kerala Story’ stars Adah Sharma, Yogita Bihani, Siddhi Idnani and Sonia Balani in lead roles.
A large controversy erupted across the movie after its trailer claimed that 32,000 ladies from Kerala had gone lacking and joined the terrorist group ISIS. However, within the face of protests, the contentious determine within the trailer was later withdrawn.
Its trailer description was later modified to a narrative of three ladies from Kerala.