So how does India’s Daughter bear testimony to violence and pain?
Clearly, to misquote Shakespeare, there is something rotten in the state of our Bar Councils.
The government’s decision to ban the screening of ‘India’s Daughter’ - a documentary based on Nirbhaya who was gang-raped and murdered here on December 16, 2012 – is attracting heavy criticism from several quarters.
That closing shot also reveals Udwin's greatest sin: A predilection for the dramatic, to disdain nuance in favour of excess.
Whether Leslee Udwin, the British filmmaker who made the BBC documentary on the 16 December, 2012 gang-rape, had misled government authorities would only be clear after the probe into this concludes, an official said.
Armed with a judicial order, the government has stepped in to prevent the viewing of the controversial documentary, 'India's Daughter', on the internet but cyber experts believe it may be virtually "impossible" to block its content.
An upset government on Thursday served a legal notice on BBC over broadcast of controversial interview of Delhi gangrape convict and said YouTube had removed the video even as it instructed telecom operators to ensure that it is not available to their subscribers.
The government is scoring too many self-goals in the way it is reacting to the BBC documentary on the Nirbhaya case. The problem is the west knows how to use our own problems against us, but we don't know how to create a strong state that can enforce its own laws or deal with the hijacking of our internal agendas by the west for its own purposes
Unfazed by the controversy, the British filmmaker behind the BBC documentary on the Delhi gangrape incident on Thursday accused the Indian government of trying to "muzzle free speech" by banning its telecast in India.
Government has served a legal notice on BBC, accusing it of violating the stipulated conditions to make a documentary with a controversial interview of one of the convicts of the 16 December, 2012 gangrape incident.
Members of the film fraternity reacted strongly against the orders to restrain the broadcast of a documentary based on December 16, 2012 gang-rape, including an interview with a convict.
India’s Daughter is doing something that Indians fear. It’s washing our dirty laundry in public. India’s Daughter might as well have been called India’s Shame.
The BBC has said that it has no plans to telecast the controversial documentary on 16 December, 2012 gangrape incident in India.
Remarks by one of the Delhi gangrape convicts blaming the victim for the assault are "unspeakable", UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's spokesperson said.
It would be unfair to portray India's banning of a BBC documentary on the gangrape of a woman as a signal of an authoritarian government, said a US expert.
Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Wednesday briefed Home Minister Rajnath Singh about the steps police has taken over the controversial interview of 16 December gangrape convict lodged in Tihar Jail and later said those involved in the matter will be questioned soon.
Having registered an FIR over the controversial interview of one of the 16 December gangrape convicts, Delhi Police on Tuesday said it will probe as to why the contents of the work were not shown to the relevant authorities.
A Delhi court on Wednesday said that the order restraining airing or broadcasting the interview of a December 16 gangrape convict.
Government on Wednesday said it would not allow broadcast of a controversial documentary featuring a Nirbhaya gangrape convict as members of Parliament.
Filmmaker Leslee Udwin, who's making a documentary on the Delhi gangrape, said that it was her attempt to examine men’s attitude towards women.