The Kerala Story’s producers have now petitioned the Supreme Court to overturn a West Bengal ban on the film in the midst of the controversy surrounding it. To prevent any incidents of hatred and violence, the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government put an immediate ban on the screening of the divisive movie “The Kerala Story” in the state.Any theatre that violates the ban will face consequences,The Banerjee-led state government filed a notification announcing its decision to limit the film, saying it was doing so to prevent any acts of intolerance or violence in Bengal.The Kerala Story screenings have been immediately banned by the CM. The film opened on May 5 and earned Rs 35.23 crore throughout the course of the weekend.
Contention from both Parties
The Kerala Story, according to film producer Vipul Shah, is a movie on a “serious social subject” and is based on the real-life experiences of Keralan women. How ISIS’s trap for women causes them to lose their lives. The film also shows the trafficking of women to Iraq and Syria. He criticized the West Bengal government’s decision to ban the Kerala story. In order to raise awareness about the growth of terrorism in the state of Kerala, he asked the Tamil Nadu government to ensure a “smooth and fair” release of the film. He adds another accusation against Tamil Nadu government that One person has threatened the Tamil Nadu government and compelled it to postpone the release. Tamil Nadu experienced screening issues as well.
To prevent any acts of hatred and violence and to uphold peace in the state, West Bengal claims that the Kerala Story should be banned.