Indian officials barred from entering gurdwaras in Pakistan; officials say film Nanak Shah Fakir hurt Sikh sentiments
Two officials of the Indian High Commission in Pakistan were stopped from entering two gurdwaras by their administration, which was upset over the screening of a film in India that they claim has hurt sentiments of the Sikh community.
After a few Bollywood films ran into trouble with a section of the Sikhs over the depiction of the community, the Akal Takht set up of a 'Sikh Censor Board'.
Supreme Court refuses to stay release of Nanak Shah Fakir, says will not interfere unless film denigrates Sikhism
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay the release of the film Nanak Shah Fakir based on the life of Guru Nanak Dev saying that the Constitution protects the filmmakers.
The film, Nanak Shah Fakir, is based on the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak. It is slated to release on 13 April.
Nanak Shah Fakir director decides against releasing controversial film in Punjab following backlash from Akali Takht
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh says state does not need to intervene in the release of Nanak Shah Fakir even after Supreme Court's order.
Supreme Court clears release of controversial Punjabi film Nanak Shah Fakir after resistance from Akal Takht
Akat Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikh religion, said it won't allow the release of controversial film Nanak Shah Fakir on 13 April.
Controversial Punjabi film Nanak Shah Fakir' was today withdrawn from theaters worldwide by its producer following wide-spread resentment among the Sikh masses over its content.
Alleging that Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has not yet cautioned the producer of 'Nanak Shah Fakir' for alleged human-form depiction of Guru Nanak in the film.
The demand to ban the yet to be released film Nanak Shah Fakir, a biopic on Guru Nanak, is getting shriller by the day with the Shiromani Gurdwar Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), Akal Takht and radical Sikh group Dal Khalsa taking the lead.