DEAR MR BACHCHAN, IF YOU CAN IGNORE ATROCITIES IN BENGAL AND TALK ABOUT ‘CIVIL LIBERTY, FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION’, OTHERS CAN BOYCOTT A MOVIE WITHOUT SERMONS
Your speech from 2012 to 2015 at Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) surprised many of us to think how you managed to cite such strong historical references to draw a meaningful conclusion about Kolkata’s influence on Indian cinema; indeed, your speech reflected a small-scale thesis on Kolkata’s culture. During the inauguration of KIFF this year, you said “questions have been raised on civil liberty and freedom of expression”. I would like to add a few more examples to your concern to make this issue more realistic.
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- 6 Jan 2023