CJI DY Chandrachud’s bench sent notice to Mamta government in The Kerala Story Ban case
CJI Chandrachud’s bench reprimanded the Bengal government for banning The Kerala Story.
Controversy is being seen across the country regarding ‘The Kerala Story’. The story of the film is being told based on a true incident, about which many people are protesting. The film has been banned in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu. On this, the makers of the film had approached the Supreme Court and said that the film has been banned in these places. Now the Supreme Court has issued a notice reprimanding the Mamta government for banning the film.
CJI Chandrachud’s hearing
Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud’s bench, while hearing the petition of the producers, said that when this film is running all over the country, then why is it being banned in West Bengal? A division bench of Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud and Justice PS Narasimha has issued notices to West Bengal and Tamil Nadu.
Let us tell you that The Kerala Story has become the most controversial film of this year. Even before its release, there was a demand to ban it. After all the protests, the film was released nationwide on May 5 and the film is earning a bumper at the box office. The film is getting full support from the audience and Bollywood celebrities as well as politicians.
The Mamta government had banned it saying that it could disturb the peace of the state. After which the producers of the film, Sunshine Pictures and Vipul Amrichlal Shah, had moved the Supreme Court. He kept his point while filing a petition. He had said in the petition, “The film has got the certificate from the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) and now no state can cry from its release.”
box office collection of the film
From the opening of the film to the earnings of 7 days, it has left behind the rest of the films. The film has so far collected more than 77 crores. The film has left behind Salman Khan’s ‘Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan’ by earning 11.75 crores on the 7th day.