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“I don't know why it's being done. When I asked them, I was told 'we aren't answerable to you'. I'll go to the revising committee,” filmmaker R Chowdhury told ANI.
'S Durga' was dropped from a jury-suggested shortlist of the Indian Panorama section of the IFFI, triggering controversy last year.
The Congress leader made the comment in context of CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi's decision to skip the ongoing Zee Jaipur Literature Festival.
'Padmaavat' row: Censor Board chief Prasooon Joshi bows to Karni Sena, to skip Jaipur Literature Fest
Sri Rajput Karni Sena, which, in gross defiance of the law, has gone on a rampage after the censor board cleared Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmaavat" for release.
The high court, which went through the powers of the CBFC under Cinematograph (Certification) Rules, held that sufficient powers are vested with the Board to take appropriate action.
CBFC chairman Joshi plans to participate in the Jaipur Literature Festival here on January 28, just days after the scheduled release of 'Padmaavat' on January 25.
The 3-judge Bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra said, "the court has to function as a constututional court and it has already in its interim order said that states can't block a movie from screening."
In a new twist to the ongoing controversy over release of the movie 'Padmaavat', female members of Kshatriya community in Chittorgarh threatened to perform 'jauhar'.
Gujarat is the second Indian state after Rajasthan to have banned the screening of the controversial Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial.
CBFC recommended modifications in the title to avoid controversy.
Only five modifications have been suggested to the makers for the film to get U/A certificate.
'Padmavat', is scheduled to release on January 25 across India.
The movie stars Vineet Kumar Singh and Zoya Hussain.
A Malayalam documentary on the Emergency, titled '21 Months of Hell', has been denied the censor certificate by the CBFC citing too much violence.
The Deepika Padukone-starrer can be released with modifications, chiefly that its title be changed to Padmavat.