New Delhi: The ban on the film 'DAM999' by the Tamil Nadu government has brought the issue of Mullaperiyar dam to the forefront. The order banning the film describes the film as something which can disturb the law and order situation.
Main opposition party of the state DMK had also demanded the ban in the interest of the people.
Nobody expressed the willingness to hear the director Sohan Roy's side who finds the situation unfortunate.
Roy is not wrong in his perception because the Censor Board has already cleared the film. However such attacks on the creative freedom of the directors are not new for the film fraternity in India. In fact some filmmakers have been accused of using such controversies for the promotion of their films. ...more
05:40 PM, Nov 24, 2011