26 November, 2020

Legal Drama

Legal Drama
  • Sept '04: Censor Board gives A certificate; on condition that filmmakers insert a disclaimer at beginning of the film that it is based on a book and imputes no innocence or guilt on any personality depicted in the film. Asks for four cuts.

  • Jan 24, '04: Filmmakers undertake to withdraw word "true" from film tagline.

  • Jan 28, '05: Film's intended release date.

  • Jan 27, '05: High court grants interim stay on the film's release.

  • Jan 31, '05: Supreme Court refuses to intervene; dismisses special leave petition filed by filmmakers against interim stay.

  • Feb 12, 26, '05: HC judges preview film twice along with the petitioners' and respondents' lawyers.

  • Mar 31, '05: HC stays film release till TADA court delivers 1993 blasts case judgement.


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