Bhobishyoter Bhoot, banned unofficially by a ‘higher authority’, set to return to theatres

Bhobishyoter Bhoot, banned unofficially by a ‘higher authority’, set to return to theatres

Anik Dutta’s Bhobishyoter Bhoot will be released again on Friday 5 April across Bengal after the Supreme Court directed the state government to lift all curbs, official or otherwise, on the film. The producers have already issued showtimes for screenings of the film across various districts of the state. The film will also be released in Bangalore, Mumbai…

Supreme Court directs West Bengal government to lift curbs on Bhobishyoter Bhoot

Supreme Court directs West Bengal government to lift curbs on Bhobishyoter Bhoot

The Supreme Court has, in an interim order, directed the government of West Bengal to allow the screening of Anik Dutta’s satirical spoof Bhobishyoter Bhoot. A division bench of justice DY Chandrachud and justice Hemant Gupta ordered the state’s chief secretary and principal secretary (home) to lift any kind of restraints on the public screening…

Bhobishyoter Bhoot cast and crew initiate sit-in protest against government

Bhobishyoter Bhoot cast and crew initiate sit-in protest against government

To protest against the sudden removal of Anik Dutta’s satirical film Bhobishyoter Bhoot from all the theatres in and around Kolkata, the cast and crew of the film, many members of the film fraternity, including the veteran filmmaker Tarun Majumdar and common people gathered at the Esplanade Metro Station for a sit-in demonstration. In an…

Director Anik Dutta believes houseful shows of Bhobishyoter Bhoot made government uneasy

Director Anik Dutta believes houseful shows of Bhobishyoter Bhoot made government uneasy

Anik Dutta’s satirical spoof Bhobishyoter Bhoot has been withdrawn from all theatres in and around Kolkata despite having been passed by the Central Board of Film Certification with just one cut and running to houseful shows. Along with the film’s cast and crew, the entire Bengali film industry has raised its voice against the attack…

Anik Dutta’s spoof Bhobishyoter Bhoot hits home, pulled from theatres by ‘higher authorities’

Anik Dutta’s spoof Bhobishyoter Bhoot hits home, pulled from theatres by ‘higher authorities’

In an unexpected turn of events, Anik Dutta’s satirical film Bhobishyoter Bhoot was withdrawn from all theatres in Kolkata yesterday. Shows were on at several multiplexes in the city till late last afternoon, with many of the screenings being houseful. In the evening, actor Kaushik Sen, who features in the film, went with his family…