Thursday, January 1, 2015

Hindu right wing seeks to censor screening of film ’PK’ in India's Barak Valley

THE SENTINEL
‘PK’ Explores Religion Through an Extraterrestrial’s Eyes
INDIA---Hindu right wing organisation Bajrang Dal asked the owners and management of different cinema halls of Barak Valley not to screen the Amir Khan and Anushka Sharma starrer flick ‘pk’ alleging that the film has “hurt the religious sentiments” of Hindus by making fun of Hindu gods and devotees. However, this diktat has brought a lot of reactions from different quarters of the valley. The sources said that the members of Bajrang Dal met the owners and management of Gold Digital Cinema Hall on Sunday and asked them not to screen the film alleging that some of the contents of the flick is indecent and objectionable. [link]