Kerala HC Directs IFFI to Screen ‘S Durga’ at Festival

‘S Durga’ will have to be screened at the ongoing IFFI in Goa.

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 A still from <i>S Durga.</i>

In what can be seen as a setback to the government, the Kerala High Court on Tuesday asked for filmmaker Sanal Kumar Sasidharan’s thriller S Durga to be screened at the ongoing 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI).

The HC verdict comes after a petition was filed by Sasidharan challenging the dropping of his film S Durga from IFFI, which was earlier chosen by the festival jury. The filmmaker had alleged that the I&B Ministry had vetoed the decision of the IFFI jury without any authority of law and without giving any reason.

Sasidharan tweeted about his victory in the Kerala High Court:

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