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03-20-2013, 10:04 PM #1
Court pulls up 'Race 2' makers for contentThe Delhi High Court Wednesday expressed displeasure over Hindi film "Race 2" following a petition that it showed nudity and vulgarity.
"Please think where the film industry is going. You are teaching indiscipline to children," a division bench of Chief Justice D. Murugesan and Justice V.K. Jain said.
They were hearing a PIL alleging that the film was vulgar and showed nude scenes. It sought a ban on the movie.
The court's observation came after the counsel appearing for the producers and director of "Race 2" said the Central Film Certification Board (CBFC) had already cleared its release.
The court sought response from the ministry of information and broadcasting, CBFC and Delhi government and posted the matter for Friday.
The petition was filed by social worker Teena Sharma.
The court had earlier directed the central government to consider the plea against "Race 2" and take appropriate action within a fortnight.
Sharma moved the court again after the government failed to act.
She said she was deeply hurt by the nude scenes and dialogues with double meaning after viewing the film in a theatre....being a human...