MP Shashi Tharoor clarified his stance on the ongoing controversy surrounding
'The Kerala Story' film. While he did not call for a ban on the film, Tharoor
emphasized that it portrays a misrepresentation of the reality of the state.
Previously, he had stated that the film might be considered "your"
Kerala story but not "our" Kerala story.
tweeted that freedom of expression is valuable, even if it can be misused, and
that Keralites have every right to voice their opinion on the film's
misrepresentation of their reality.
The Imminent film 'The Kerala Story' has sparked controversy due to concerns about its accuracy. Sudipto Sen leads the direction in the film, developed by Vipul Amrutlal Shah. After the release of its trailer, many critics raised objections about exaggerated figures.
film, scheduled for release in theaters on May 5, 2023, stars Adah Sharma as
the lead actress. Alongside her, there are also talented and beautiful
actresses, including Yogita Bihani and Siddhi Idnani. The film also features
Sonia Balani, widely known for her impressive acting skills.
claiming that 32,000 girls who are residents of Kerala had disappeared from
Kerala as well as enlisted in the terrorist group ISIS, Sen's movie trailer has
come under scrutiny and received criticism. The film's producers have defended
the claim, stating that it is based on true events and backed by research.
recent Facebook post, VD Satheesan, the Leader of Opposition in the Kerala
Legislative Assembly, expressed his disapproval of the film 'The Kerala Story,'
stating that it should not be permitted to be screened. Satheesan cited the
film's false claim that 32,000 women in Kerala had converted and joined the
Islamic State as the reason for his objection. He also pointed out that the
film's trailer clearly conveys its intent, further solidifying his stance
against the movie.
he accused the film of being a deliberate tool to promote Sangh Parivar's
agenda and fuel social polarization by casting suspicion on minority
controversy surrounding the upcoming film 'The Kerala Story' has sparked
widespread debate about the representation of Kerala and its people in the
media. The film's claim that 32,000 women from Kerala have joined ISIS has been
criticized as a gross exaggeration and a misrepresentation of the state's
have called for the film to be banned or at least re-edited to remove the
controversial claims, including political leaders and social activists. The
debate has also focused on the larger issue of how media narratives can shape
public perception and fuel divisive agendas.
Kerala Story is not the first film to come under fire for its portrayal of a
particular community or region. However, the intense reaction to this film
highlights the sensitivity of issues related to communal harmony and religious
identity in India.
controversy over The Kerala Story has once again brought to the fore the question
of responsible journalism and artistic expression. While freedom of expression
is a fundamental right, it must be exercised with sensitivity and respect for
the truth. In the case of The Kerala Story, it appears that the filmmakers have
taken creative liberties at the expense of accuracy and authenticity.
Kerala Story is set to release in May 2023, and it remains to be seen how the
controversy will affect its reception. However, what is clear is that the
debate over representation and communal harmony in the media will continue to
be an important issue for society to grapple with.
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