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Nanak Shah Fakir Film Producer Harinder Sikka Excommunicated from Sikh Panth

SGPC backed Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh today announced to excommunicate Harinder Sikka, producer of controversial film Nanak Shah Fakir, from the Sikh panth.

Sikh Anger Erupts As Harinder Sikka Announces to Hold Release of Nanak Shah Fakir on April 13

As the announced date for release of controversial film Nanak Shah Fakir is approaching, Sikhs across the state are holding strong protests against its release and demanding permanent ban on this film.

SGPC Seeks Ban on Harinder Sikka’s Nanak Shah Fakir Film

The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhdandak Committee (SGPC) today sought ban on Harinder Sikka's controversial film Nanak Shah Fakir.

SGPC Red-Faced As Harinder Sikka Refuses to Halt Release of Nanak Shah Fakir Movie

The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) was left red-faced yesterday after the producer of controversial film Nanak Shah Fakir refused to attend a meeting arrange by the SGPC.

SGPC forms committee to review controversial Nanak Shah Fakir movie

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has formed a 7-member committee to review ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’ movie.

Sikhs organized massive protest after Surrey Cinema found screening Nanak Shah Fakir movie

Hundreds of Sikhs protested outside a cinema hall on April 26 evening, as the cinema has holding screening of controversial Nanak Shah Fakir movie. The movie, which attempts to portray Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Ji, was released on April 17 despite massive opposition from the Sikh masses. Film producer Harinder Sikka later announced to withdraw the movie on April 21.

Nanak Shah Fakir film still being screened in Surrey, Sikhs demonstrate outside Strawberry Hills Cinemas

Surrey, Canada: Despite announcement of worldwide withdrawal of controversial Nanak Shah Fakir film on April 21, the movie is still being screened in a cinema ...

Screenings of film Nanak Shah Fakir cancelled after mass Sikh protest, notes The Guardian

A news reported in "The Guardian" notes that [t]he Odeon and Cineworld cinema chains cancelled screenings of film Nanak Shah Fakir following a major sit-in protest at a branch of Cineworld in Wolverhampton.

Why Harinder Sikka withdraw the Nanak Shah Fakir movie?

Commercial failure of the movie was one of the main reasons for withdrawal of film. But basic reason is that the Sikh panth rejected the movie which led to box-office failure of the movie and ultimately to the withdrawal of the film.

Withdrawal of Nanak Shah Fakir movie is a victory for Sikh Panth; Jathedar should take firm stand now: Sikh Youth of Punjab

Hoshairpur: Sikh Youth of Punjab, a Sikh youth organisation which actively campaigned against the Nanak Shah Fakir movie, today released a written statement saying that ...

Sikka tries to save face and skin by withdrawing Nanak Shah Fakir movie: Dal Khalsa

Giving out it’s initial reaction to withdrawal of controversial film Nanak Shah Fakir, a Dal Khalsa spokesperson said that by announcing the withdrawal of the movie and surrendering before the Sikh Nation, the producer Harinder Singh Sikka has tried to save face and skin.

Harinder Sikka withdraws Nanak Shah Fakir Movie

Makers of the controversial movie Nanak Shah Fakir have reportedly withdrawn their movie. Harinder Sikka, who arrogantly released his movie on April 17 ignoring all appeals and warnings to withdraw the movie, said that the the film was withdrawn for the time being after directions from Akal Takhat Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh.

Screening of Nanak Shah Fakir film stopped in UK, posters removed from Cinema Halls

In yet another set-back for the makers of Nanak Shah Fakir movie the Cinema halls showing the controversial film in England have decided to drop the film.

Europe: No screenings of Nanak Shah Fakir movie as Sikhs reject and oppose it

Film-maker Harinder Sikka’s claims regarding worldwide success of controversial movie Nanak Shah Fakir are now proved to be fake. Reports from across the globe suggest that the movie has been rejected and opposed by the global Sikh community, including the Sikh diaspora sections.

No screening of Nanak Shah Fakir movie in Canada

Harinder Sikka, maker of the controversial movie Nanak Shah Fakir, ignored all appeals and warnings from the Sikh circles and released his 'offensive' film yesterday. His decision to release the film triggered strong resentment from the Sikh circles. Sikhs from Punjab, Pakistan, Chandigarh, Delhi, Slough (UK), Italy, Germany, Melbourne/ Australia and Canada have strongly opposed the screening of the movie.

Sikh Sangat stops screening of Nanak Shah Fakir movie in Delhi Cinemas

Sikh anger against the Nanak Shah Fakir movie out-busted today after the movie was released by film-maker Harinder Sikka, despite opposition and appeals for withdrawal of the film. The screening of the film, that has already been banned in Punjab and Chandigarh, was opposed by Sikh youth in Delhi.

Punjab government set to ban ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’ controversial movie, media reports

A news flash to The Tribune (TT)'s website notes: "Punjab government is set to ban Punjabi movie ‘Nanak Shah Faqir’ ". It is notable that there is no official announcement in this regard so far, but media sections suspect that the Punjab government would soon announce to ban screening of the controversial movie with in the state.

Don’t let Harinder Sikka be another Gurbachan Nirankari & put Punjab on boil: Dal Khalsa tells Indian President

Amritsar, Punjab: Throwing the ball in the court of President of India, the Dal Khalsa writes to Shri Parnab Mukherjee to tell him that the ...

Delhi Sikh body USM urges Jathedar of Sri Akal Takhat Sahib to ban movie ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’

A Delhi based Sikh Body United Sikh Mission yesterday (on April 11) submitted a memorandum to Giani Gurbachan Singh, Jathedar of Sri Akal Takhat Sahib seeking ban on the upcoming movie ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’.

Harinder Sikka holds premier show of Nanak Shah Fakir in London, Birmingham; Opposition multiplie

It is notable that portrayal of Sikh Gurus is strictly prohibited under the Sikh tradition and Harinder Sikka’s movie has violates well established Sikh tenets by portraying Guru Nanak Ji, Bebi Nanaki Ji and Bhai Mardana Ji.

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