Sexy Durga director Sanal Kumar Sasidharan’s Unmadiyude Maranam is wacky irreverence in search of a platform
Sasidharan describes Unmadiyude Maranam as a very personal reaction to his traumatic experience with Sexy Durga. Unmadiyude Maranam is more wacky than anything OTT platforms have sourced from India so far.
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.
Director Sanal Kumar Sasidharan’s Malayalam film Sexy Durga is a searing condemnation of a society that places every woman on a pedestal as “mata” (mother) or “devi” (goddess) as long as she stays at home and remains pliable, conformist and opinionless
After a series of flip-flops, it seems Malayalam film S Durga (originally known as Sexy Durga) will not be screened at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2017 after all.
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
Days after the Kerala HC ordered that S Durga be screened at IFFI 2017, six Hindu groups submitted a petition to the organisers against the screening.
The Kerala High Court has directed the organisers of IFFI to exhibit the Malayalam film, S Durga
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.
The controversial S Durga is an exasperating watch, which goes both for and against the film
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Director Sanal Kumar Sasidharan said that Sexy Durga will release in Indian theatres as S Durga and the 'S' is subject to interpretation.
Malayalam film Sexy Durga denied approval for MAMI screening; majoritarian move or legitimate concern?
The I&B ministry has denied exemption to Sanal Kumar Sasidharan's film Sexy Durga for MAMI screening, stating it could hurt religious sentiments.
The 67th Berlin International Film Festival kicked off eight days ago. It was attended by more than 20,000 professional visitors from 122 countries which included more than 3,800 journalists.