Fatwa Issued Against 'The Diary of West Bengal' Director'

These days, many films have been made using nationalism as an issue. One such film is "The Diary of West Bengal". In this film, it has been told how Rohingya and some extremists from Bangladesh came here and spread their hands

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These days, many films have been made using nationalism as an issue. One such film is "The Diary of West Bengal". In this film, it has been told how Rohingya and some extremists from Bangladesh came here and spread their hands which later became a headache for the native residents here and spread across the country. A fatwa has been issued against producers, and directors Sanoj Mishra and Wasim Rizvi to prevent their film from being released. They have even received death threats from Pakistan.

When we discussed the film with Sanoj Mishra in a press conference organized at Country Club in Mumbai, he said - "Leave aside the unruly elements against the country, under some pressure even the Censor Board is holding us back from clearing the certificate. Censorship of this film has been done but the Censor Board is not giving a certificate to release this film. The producer-director is tired of making rounds of the Censor Board, but Censor Board Chairman Prasoon Joshi or anyone from his team is refraining from saying anything about this film. In such a situation, the producer is incurring a loss of crores of rupees in making this film.

Team of 'The Diary of West Bengal' Faces Fatwa Threat

The entire team of "The Diary of West Bengal" was present at the press conference and all the actors expressed their excitement about the film and how their efforts are not being seen in front of the public. Talking about this film, the film's producer Wasim Rizvi alias Jitendra Narayan Singh says that we had made a film based on true events and for that, Jamia Darul Uloom, a terrorist organization based in Karachi, Pakistan, has issued a fatwa against us. Has given and threatened not to release the film. Tell us, will we now have to get permission from Pakistan-based terrorist organizations to make and release a film in India?

Should we now understand that the Mamata Banerjee government of West Bengal is being run by people from Pakistan's terrorist organization? Because they are the ones who have problems with the release of the film and here Mamata Banerjee's government is not allowing it to be released. Then what should be understood of the relationship with these terrorists? Is freedom of expression and cinematic liberty available only to people with leftist ideology in our country? Don't we independent people have any right to this cinematic liberty and freedom of expression? Will we now be tortured for exposing social evils? Who will compensate for the losses we have suffered so far through this film? If everything is going well in West Bengal then why doesn't the Mamata government allow our film to be released? Why is Mamata Banerjee's government running behind our team? It seems we have committed a crime by making a film. Mamta government is not even giving any clear reason. If Mamata Banerjee's government is not helping the Rohingyas and Bangladeshi infiltrators in West Bengal, then why does it not prove this publicly? They are bent upon proving our film a propaganda film without releasing it.

Sanoj Mishra explains - "We have made a film based on a very true incident in which we have pointed out the increasing organized crime and targeted violence in West Bengal. Now this thing may seem bad only to those who are its supporters, then we What to do? When films with issues like Mission Kashmir, Haider, Udta Punjab, Kashmir Files, and The Kerala Story can be released in this country, then what is the harm in releasing our film? We have also raised an issue, haven't we? Has anything beyond humanity been shown in the film? Did those other films have a special status? Should we also be allowed to release the film? This film of mine is completely ready and will be screened across India on 27th April. All of which "Preparations have been made."

Yajur Marwah, actor of the film The Diary of West Bengal, says that he is very excited about this film, for the first time he has got a chance to play the lead role in a film based on a true incident, since doing this film he has been very excited. Have become extremely sensitive towards such incidents. The film should have been released by now. The film's actress Arshin Mehta says that such films are not made again and again. We have done justice to our character to a great extent, The Diary of West Bengal will serve the truth of that place to a great extent. We were planning to release this film in February itself so that people from all over the country could see and give their opinion about the film, but now everything is not in our control, right? We have done our part, now we are just waiting for the release of the film.

The cast of the film "The Diary of West Bengal", made under the banner of Wasim Rizvi Films, includes Arshin Mehta, Yajur Marwah, Deepak Kamboj, Alfia Shaikh, Garima Kapoor, Reena Bhattacharya, Gauri Shankar, Dev Faujdar, Anil Anjunil, and Sanju Solanki, There are experienced artists like Dr. Ramendra Chakraborty, Deepak Sootha, Jitendra Narayan Singh, Janardan Singh Mayur, Anuj Dixit, Neet Mahal. The co-producers of the film are Kshatrapal Suryavanshi, Sanjay Kumar, and Arjun Singh. The cinematographer of the film is Satyapal Singh, the editor is Ranjit Prasad and the music composer is AR Dutta and PRO Sanjay Bhushan Patiala.

-Sharad Rai

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