‘Shikara’ will premiere on February 7, says Vidhu Vinod Chopra Films | Hindi Movie News
The film is set in the context of the Kashmir Pandit exodus from the Kashmir valley in late 1989 and early 1990, following the violent Islamist insurgency.
“Update the PIL registry against #Shikara – The Honorable J&K HC has ordered to issue a notice to the parties in the matter to make respective representations. The matter is placed at the point of admission on 07.02.2020. No address has been approved for stop the exam. The movie premieres on February 7, “Vidhu Vinod Chopra Films posted on Twitter.
Update reg. PIL against #Shikara – The Hon. J&K HC has ordered to issue a notice to the parties on the matter to make respect… https://t.co/K4CtujEvxH
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This occurs after the J&K High Court listed on Friday a hearing on a PIL against ‘Shikara’.
“In view of the claims made in the petition and the reparation claimed, we believe that there is a real urgency involved in the matter and that the response of the official respondents must be obtained in the context of the provisional reparation requested by the petitioners. Consequently, we propose publish the matter tomorrow in the morning session to get the response of the respondents, especially the official respondents, “reads the court order.
The petitioners have prayed that respondents be ordered to retain the release of the film until it is reviewed / analyzed and censored by the corresponding authorities; edit / delete the “communal, inflammatory and frivolous content of the film; review the certificate issued with respect to the film and censor the controversial and community scenes / dialogues of the film; and ensure that all possible measures are taken to avoid polarization and the communalization of the atmosphere in the country, particularly in Jammu and Kashmir. ”
Meanwhile, the petitioners have also prayed that until the final disposition of the court order petition, respondents are ordered to retain the release of the film that is scheduled for February 7.