26
Tuesday
May 2020
12:15 AM IST
News Headlines
Need to find a way to outlast Pujara in summer series: Cummins        La Liga can resume week of June 8 - Spanish Prime Minister        Extend loan automatically to all eligible borrowers without fear of 3Cs: FM to banks        Will try to restart international flights before August: Puri        Iran warns US not to interfere with Venezuela oil shipment        Sri Lanka to ease coronavirus restrictions from May 26        Coronavirus cases cross 10,000-mark in Ahmedabad, 24 deaths        Amphan toll rises to 85 in Bengal; protests over electricity, water supply        Prisoners aged above 60 to be released on emergency parole to decongest jail in Delhi        Record jump in COVID-19 cases, 137 more deaths        Bryant items fetch premium prices, Trout card sets record        Baseball players respond to MLB on virus protocols        RBI extends moratorium on loans for another 3 months till Aug        Sensex, Nifty turn choppy; RIL jumps on KKR deal        Quarantine must for domestic air travellers: Kerala govt        At least 57 killed in Pakistan passenger plane crash in Karachi        China introduces new security bill in parliament to tighten controls over Hong Kong        Trump lashes out at scientists whose findings contradict him        COVID-19 death toll climbs to 3,583 in India        Pak troops shell LoC areas in twin sectors of Poonch, Rajouri        
Home   | Main News   | Kerala  | National   | International  | Business   | Sports   | Entertainment   | Columns   | Offbeat   | Health   | About Deepika 
Entertainment News
'Gumnaami' trailer screened before Forward Bloc leaders
 
Kolkata: Director Srijit Mukherji has screened the trailer of his upcoming film 'Gumnaami', that has already stirred controversies for delving into theories over Netaji Subash Chandra Bose's 'disappearance', before leaders of All India Forward Bloc, a party founded by Bose.

The film, which got the CBFC clearance in the last week of August, will hit the screens on October 4.

Mukherji, who has faced flak from several members of the Bose family over the film, told reporters he explained to the AIFB leaders that he has sought to project all three theories over Netaji's 'disappearance' in a balanced manner.

The director said he did not portray Gumnaami Baba, a hermit spotted in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad in the 1970s, as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.

"Senior AIFB leaders have seen the trailer and have agreed to see the premier of the film. A 20-member AIFB delegation will decide whether 'Gumnaami' hurt the sentiments of the people and followers of Netaji," Mukherji said.

Senior AIFB leaders Naren Dey, Haripada Biswas, Debabarata Biswas, Naren Chatterjee were present at the screening on Sunday at the state party headquarters.

"We have watched the trailer but everything can't be understood in the preview of a film," Chatterjee told PTI.

He said the party leadership heard Mukherji's argument that the film referred to the three theories but he did not seek to project any one of them, leaving it for the audience to decide.

"But if there is any effort to denigrate Netaji or spread misinformation about our icon, we will strongly protest against it," he said.

Chatterjee said the party secretariat will take a call on the invite to attend the premier.

Last week, a statement signed by 33 members of the Bose family had contended that "a misleading and defamatory campaign was being made to malign the image and legacy of the legendary leader".

Among the signatories were Netaji's daughter Anita Pfaff, niece Chitra Ghosh, grandnephew and BJP leader Chandra Bose, nephew Dwarkanath Bose and niece Krishna Bose.


My whole life has been a miracle: Rajinikanth
'Game of Thrones' star Indira Varma tests positive for coronavirus
Coronavirus: Release of Ranveer Singh-starrer '83' put on hold
'Joker' earns Joaquin Phoenix his maiden Oscar
'Batman' script is beautiful, dark and moving: Colin Farrell
Scriptwriting is underrated: Ayushmann Khurrana
Abhishek Bachchan starts filming 'Bob Biswas'
Signed 'Radhe' for story and my character: Disha Patani
Want to make film on Chandragupta Maurya: Kangana Ranaut
Karanvir Bohra's 'The Casino' starts filming
Bradley Cooper's Leonard Bernstein biopic lands at Netflix
Want to do age-appropriate roles: Saif Ali Khan
Rachel Bloom to star in PopTV pilot 'Mother Mary'
Biopic on M S Bitta and dance troupe Kings United in works
Spike Lee to serve as Cannes Film Festival jury president
Sandman gets no love from Academy: Adam Sandler on Oscar snub
Robert Pattinson says he doesn't know how to act
Writer moves HC against 'Chhapaak', seeks credit for story
Saif Ali Khan reacts on nationwide CAA protests
Guillermo del Toro all praise for 'Uncut Gems'
KERALA NEWS
Quarantine must for domestic air travellers: Kerala govt
 Thiruvananthapuram: Domestic flyers arriving in Kerala must undergo strict home quarantine as per th  
12 fresh COVID-19 cases in Kerala, total rises to 642
Central financial package lacks public healthcare initiatives: Kerala CM
29 fresh cases in Kerala; Over 67,000 under observation
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Iran warns US not to interfere with Venezuela oil shipment
 Tehran: Iran's president on Saturday warned the United States not to interfere with a shipment of oi
Sri Lanka to ease coronavirus restrictions from May 26
At least 57 killed in Pakistan passenger plane crash in Karachi
China introduces new security bill in parliament to tighten controls over Hong Kong
NATIONAL NEWS
Coronavirus cases cross 10,000-mark in Ahmedabad, 24 deaths
 Ahmedabad: Coronavirus cases in Ahmedabad crossed the 10,000-mark and rose to 10,001 after 277 new p
Amphan toll rises to 85 in Bengal; protests over electricity, water supply
Prisoners aged above 60 to be released on emergency parole to decongest jail in Delhi
COVID-19 death toll climbs to 3,583 in India
Untitled Page
Rashtra Deepika LTD
Copyright @ 2020 , Rashtra Deepika Ltd.