Filmmaker Leena Manimekalai, Kaali

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Delhi Court Summons Filmmaker Leena Manimekalai For Kaali Controversy

Leena Manimekalai, a filmmaker, has received a summons from a Delhi court on a lawsuit that aims to prevent her from showing the goddess Kali smoking a cigarette. A lawsuit was lodged against Manimekalai for representing the Hindu deity in an "uncalled manner" in the "Kaali" poster and commercial video, which featured the goddess smoking a cigarette. The case has been scheduled for a hearing on August 6.

Mon, 11 Jul 2022 - 05:46 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Kaali Poster, Delhi Court, summons, Cigarettes, Movie Kaali

Courtesy: India today

Lok Sabha MP Mahua Moitra

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BJP’s West Bengal President Criticizes TMC For Failing To Take Stern Action Against Lok Sabha MP Mahua Moitra

Sukanta Majumdar, head of BJP in West Bengal, criticized the ruling Trinamool Congress for failing to take harsh action against Lok Sabha MP Mahua Moitra for her comments demeaning Goddess Kaali. Majumdar urged TMC to "either expel or suspend" Moitra for making offensive comments about religion and upsetting the majority of Hindus. The Bengal BJP leader further threatened that the Mahila Morcha member would hold a sit-in protest.

Wed, 06 Jul 2022 - 05:30 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Kaali Poster, BJP, TMC, lok sabha, West Bengal

Courtesy: Zee News

Kaali Poster

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Aga Khan Museum In Toronto Apologizes For Kaali Poster's 'Inadvertently Offending" Hindu Community

Toronto-based Aga Khan Museum, which received criticism for its offensive representation of Hindu deities, has apologized profusely for "inadvertently causing offense" to followers of other religions including Hindus. Indian High Commission in Canada issued a statement saying, "We urge the Canadian authorities and the event organizers to withdraw all such provocative material." Leena Manimekalai's documentary poster received criticism on… read-more

Wed, 06 Jul 2022 - 12:35 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Kaali Poster, Aga Khan Museum, Hindu community, Toronto, religious sentiments

Courtesy: DNA India