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From 1970 to 2017: 15 films that faced bans, violence, and censorship before Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati
Sanjay Leela Bhansali's helplessness as an artist is one that is a recurring theme in the Indian film industry. Since the 1970s, and before, cinema has faced brazen threats of violence, bans, and censorship by authorities, legal and otherwise. As the controversy around Padmavati grows with every day, we take a look at 15 films that struggled through similar circumstances.
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How Deepa Mehta adapted Bapsi Sidhwa’s novels for the big screen: Birthday special
For the Indo-Canadian filmmaker’s 66th birthday, a look at how she turned Bapsi Sidhwa’s novels into award-winning films — 1947: Earth (1998) and Water (2005).