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Petition filed in Delhi HC to ban Ghai's 'Black and White'

MUMBAI: Dr Khalid Alvi from Delhi University‘s Zakir Hussain College has registered a petition with the Delhi High Court seeking to ban the screening of Subhash Ghai‘s Black and White.

The Urdu department head has stated in his petition that the movie portrays his community in a bad light and its screening should be stayed.


"The producer, director and the script writer have intentionally produced the film with an anti-Muslim angle. The film shows our community as harbouring terrorists," said Alvi to PTI.


The students and the staff of the college were stunned and shocked that the college was used with such a malafide and inimical intention of the filmmaker, hand in glove with the censor board, to malign their community as anti-national and unpatriotic, the petition said.


The Rs 75 million film, which was released on 7 March this year, has been produced and directed by Subhash Ghai. Apart from Delhi, the film has also gone tax free all over Maharashtra.

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