Indian Cinematography Act of 1952 may soon come on the way of smooth journey of ‘Munni Badnam Hui’ and ‘Sheila Ki Jawani’, which have been craze throughout the country. However, ‘Munni’ and ‘Sheila’ have now reached court premises.Thanks to a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by Nutan Thakur, who is an IPS officer’s wife.
She has filed the PIL on Thursday at Allahabad High Court’s Lucknow bench. In this PIL, Mrs. Thakur alleged that Dabangg and Tees Maar Khan have shown obscenity through these two item numbers. Hence she has asked for deleting these two popular songs from the movies.
The PIL has sought action against Dabangg director, producer and co-producers. So, Arbaaz Khan, Malaika Arora Khan and Dhillin Mehta will have to face the ire. In case of Tees Maar Khan, the PIL has mentioned the names of director Farah Khan, producers Ronnie Screwvala and Twinkle Khanna. The petitioner has mentioned that they have violated some provisions of ‘Indian Cinematography Act of 1952’.
According to the petition, the Salman Khan starrer Dabangg, Akshay Kumar’s Tees Maar Khan has many immoral, indecent and vulgar songs, visual representations and dialogues. The petitioner has requested the court to direct the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and censor board to ask TV channels, cassette companies and filmmakers not to air the songs of these films.
The matter will heard in the court on January 3. In the meantime, Tees Maar Khan is releasing across the country to make ‘Shiela Ki Jawani’ more popular.
– Sampurn Wire