Sexy Durga

From 'Oru Adaar Love' to 'Aami': When controversy and hype became marketing tools for Malayalam films

With half-a-dozen controversial movies having hit the screens in the past few years, is Mollywood riding the ‘hype’rloop to fame? Express examines.

published on : 18th February 2018

And the award goes to one-upmanship: Mollywood 2017

Cinema this year kept people engaged not only inside the theatre but also outside, thanks to the many controversies which dogged the Malayalam film industry.

published on : 30th December 2017

'S... Durga': Indian Panorama jury yet to hear from IFFI over screening of film

After the film's maker Sanal Kumar Sasidharan petitioned the Kerala High Court, the court directed IFFI to screen 'S... Durga' after its censored version was screened for the jury.

published on : 26th November 2017

IFFI: I feel ashamed that I stood up for my film, says 'S... Durga' director Sanal Kumar Sasidharan

Sasidharan said that when he went to court, he thought that he was was fighting with the system but it had now become an ego issue as he feels the ministry had taken his fight personally.

published on : 26th November 2017

Kerala High Court declines to stay order on screening Sanal Kumar Sasidharan's 'S Durga' at IFFI

Kerala High Court today declined to stay a single bench order to screen the controversial Malayalam film 'S Durga' in the Panorama section of the ongoing International Film Festival of India.

published on : 24th November 2017

Malayalam film community reacts to dropping of Sanal Kumar Sasidaran's 'Sexy Durga', Marathi film 'Nude' from IFFI

Aashiq Abu, Rajeev Ravi, Lijo Pallissery, Dileesh Pothan, Geethu Mohandas, Rima Kallingal, Soubin Shahir, Vidhu Vincent, Syam Pushkaran and several others released a joint statement on Thursday.

published on : 17th November 2017

Former I&B Minister Manish Tewari slams ministry's interference with IFFI jury

'Sexy Durga' and 'Nude', both films recommended by IFFI jury, were dropped from the final list approved by the I&B Ministry.

published on : 14th November 2017

'Nude', 'S Durga' dropped from IFFI list by I&B Ministry; filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh quits as jury chief

Sujoy Ghosh has resigned as head of the jury of IFFI's Indian Panorama section following the controversy over the removal of two films from the final selection.

published on : 14th November 2017

'Sexy Durga' to release as 'S Durga', gets U/A after 21 audio mutes

Director Sasidharan says, 'you can't censor imaginations.'

published on : 10th October 2017