From Atul Kulkarni's Natrang to Nagraj Manjule's Sairat and Fandry, how Marathi cinema has evolved from 2010 to now
From Kunku (1937) to Sairat (2016), and more in between and after, Marathi cinema has had a long-standing tradition of bringing significant social issues to the fore.
Nude depicts the life of a woman who takes up the job of a nude model for study by fine art students after the responsibility of earning a livelihood.
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Marathi film Nude, which was dropped from the International Film Festival of India, has received A certificate from the CBFC.
An IFFI 2017 organiser said the makers of S Durga can screen the controversial film at other film festivals and IFFI should be remembered for good cinema
Controversies surrounding the Sanal Kumar Sasidharan-directed S Durga seem to suggest that Indians are infants who must be spoon-fed from time to time about the difference between what is real as opposed to what is reel.
The battle to ensure that S Durga will be screened was not an easy one. Sanal Kumar Sasidharan had to file a petition in the Kerala High Court, which gave its nod to the film and rejected the stay appeal given by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
The Kerala High Court has directed the organisers of IFFI to exhibit the Malayalam film, S Durga
Vinod Kapri, director of Pihu, which is the opening film at IFFI 2017, talks about the protagonist — a two-year-old — also the sole character in the film.
Shyam Benegal came out in support of the jury members that have resigned from the IFFI committee. He specifically commended Sujoy Ghosh on his decision to exit
Films S Durga and Nude were dropped from IFFI 2017 because the former was submitted without cuts and the latter was incomplete, says Manohar Parrikar.
I&B Ministry needs to set things right and also take corrective measures to get IFFI out of an unneeded quagmire.
IFFI 2017: S Durga filmmaker files petition before Kerala HC after I&B ministry excludes film from festival
S Durga (earlier titled Sexy Durga) and the Marathi film Nude were among the jury recommended list for the Indian Panorama section of IFFI, but did not make it to the final list, approved by the ministry.
IFFI 2017: Rahul Rawail replaces Sujoy Ghosh as jury head, says I&B ministry has final say in selection
Sujoy Ghosh has stepped down from the panel of IFFI 2017 amid claims of the ministry dropping two films without consulting the jury.
However, the International Film Festival Of India has given I&B minister Smriti Irani a clean chit
The I&B Ministry has reportedly dropped Malayalam film S Durga and Marathi film Nude from the final list at IFFI 2017 without consulting the jury.
Naked women are back in Playboy magazine, ending a year-old ban on the nudity that made the magazine famous.
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West, who has been criticised for posting nude selfies on social media, says she feels empowered by her body
From March 2016, Playboy ‘bunnies’ will simply be women in “provocative” poses, in photographs that are about as racy as the dodgier content available on Instagram.
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Starting its next issue Playboy will meekly surrender to the mass taste for sexual material by calling off its celebrated Centrefold, its stable of Playboy bunnies and its famous monthly Miss series that created the most coveted annual calendar.