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