Bookmark Kaumudi Online  Bookmark this site  Editor@Kaumudi  |  Marketing  Print Advt rates  |  Calendar 2018        Go!    
March 24, Saturday 2018 6:10 AM       

       HEADLINES: SFI men assaults Kerala Kaumudi photographer                                              There’s no violation of rules in young woman visiting Akash: Jail Supt                                              VT Balram takes exception to non-bailable case against Farook College teacher                                              MT's brother Narayanan Nair dies                                              Stop using iron hand on Keezhattur strikers: Joy Mathew                                              Cong to move no-confidence motion against govt                                              Anna Hazare to start indefinite hunger strike Friday                                              RS polls: Voted for BJP, says BSP MLA Anil Singh                                              Enormity & urgency of ecological issues cannot be ignored: Sadguru                                              Dominance of military turns Pak into failing state: Experts                                              Trump removes McMaster as NSA                                              Dalai Lama to cut foreign travel due to age, exhaustion                                              Sparking fear of trade war, Trump imposes USD 60 bn trade tariffs on China                                              Federer unfazed about No.1 ranking quest                                              Yuki Bhambri cruises into Miami Open second round                                              UAE give Afghan, Ireland WC hopes                                              Nepali cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane receives Delhi Daredevils jersey                                              Santhosh Trophy: Kerala pips Manipur 6-0                                              Kaumudi Facebook
       MOVIES Next Article: Julie...that is she... that actress  
       I feel ashamed I fought: 'S Durga' director Sanal
         Posted on :23:08:14 Nov 26, 2017
       Last edited on:23:13:57 Nov 26, 2017
         Tags: I feel ashamed I fought: 'S Durga' director

PANAJI: Director Sanal Kumar Sasidharan said he is feels "ashamed" of standing up for his film ‘S Durga’, which was excluded from the Indian Panorama section of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI).

The 40-year-old director said the I and B ministry has taken the Kerala High Court's ruling to heart, after the judiciary ordered them to screen the Malayalam movie at the ongoing movie gala.

"When I went to court, I thought I was fighting with the system. But now it has turned into an ego issue... I feel the ministry has taken it personally... I feel ashamed that I fought," Sanal said.

The filmmaker, who reached here last night after attending Asia Pacific Screen Awards in Brisbane, said he tried meeting IFFI director Sunit Tandon to discuss when they plan to conduct the screening of the film but had to wait for a long time to get through him.

Sanal added he had submitted all the required documentation as demanded by the festival authorities yesterday but is still unsure if the movie would be shown at IFFI, which closes on November 28.

He said he had produced the censored version of the movie in 35mm print, along with a copy of the censor certificate, along with two DVD copies to IFFI.

"I handed over all the required things to IFFI, but I haven't got any assurance that my film will be screened," he said.

On Friday, Kerala High Court declined to stay a single bench order to screen the Malayalam film at the Panorama section.

In the appeal, the government had stated that the film, though selected by the jury, had not secured the exemption as required by the Panorama regulation in the absence of any certification from the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).

It was also contended by the Centre that the inclusion of the film is likely to upset the arrangements of the 48th IFFI.

Sanal had moved the court after ‘S Durga’ was dropped from the festival's Panorama section, along with the Marathi film ‘Nude’.

Next Article: Julie...that is she... that actress
First-look poster of Prithvi-Sony pictures' first film 'Nayan' is here  
‘Baahubali 2’ to be released in China  
‘Neerali’ release date announced  
Priya ‘wink’ lands Coimbatore college students in trouble  
Jyothika to pair up with Arvind Swami?  
‘Kottayam Kunjachan 2’ shelved over copyright issue  
I have been diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumour, says Irrfan  
Shaji Pappan and gang to appear in 3D  
Surprising making video of Odiyan is out  
Mammootty finds place in CBSE question paper  
Urvasi as Dileep’s heroine  
Era's teaser is out; shows resemblance to Dileep's life  
Priya to become heroine of Ranvir Singh?  
Mammootty-starrer Parole’s Teaser is out  
Jayan's life story on silver screen  
Thiruvananthapuram basks in award glory  
Person in me is different from actress in me: Parvathy  
Nimisha Sanjayan turns assistant director  
I dedicate my award to nurses: Parvathy  
I respect the decision of the jury: Lijo Jose Pellissery  
Suraj Venjaramoodu turns script writer  
Sunny Leone, husband welcome twins via surrogacy  
Oscars 2018: Full list of winners and nominees  
Sridevi, Shashi Kapoor remembered at Oscars 2018  
‘Poomaram’ further delayed: Kalidas Jayaram  
Can there be conspiracy behind the move to shift India-West Indies one-day cricket match from Thiruvananthapuram to Kochi?
No opinion
Home Kerala India World Business Sports Sci&Tech Education Automobile CityNews Movies Environment Letters 
© Copyright keralakaumudi Online 2011  |  Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited.
Head Office Address: Kaumudi Buildings, Pettah P.O, Trivandrum - 695024, India.
Online queries talk to Deepu Sasidharan, + 91 98472 38959 or Email deepu[at]
Customer Service -Advertisement Disclaimer Statement   |  Copyright Policy