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Indian intelligence agency (IB) worried about movies on ‘1984’

Indian intelligence agency named Intelligence Bureau (IB) has reportedly raised alarm with India’s Ministry of Home affairs about a spurt in the production of Punjabi films on stories related to ‘Ghallughara 1984’ and the aftermath.

Kuljinder Sidhu receives award at PTC Film Awards

Sadda Haq Punjabi movie bags 4 awards at PTC Film Awards

Chandigarh/ Punjab (March 06, 2014): It is learnt that much debated Punjabi Movie of 2013 - “Sadda Haq” bagged four trophies during PTC Film Awards.

Raj Kakra’s Film “Kaum De Heere” based on events related to Indira Gandhi’s assassination banned by Film Censor board

Chandigarh/ Punjab (January 28, 2014): As per information available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN), Punjabi lyricist-cum-singer Raj Kakra's début Punjabi movie “Kaum De Heere” has been banned by Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) India.

Sadda Haq banned for TV channels in India

Sadda Haq may never come on TV channels in India as requisite certificate was denied

Chandigarh/ Punjab (October 26, 2013): Punjabi movie Sadda Haq that was based on post-1984 to mid-1990s events in Punjab had faced much trouble to get released in India, but it was not successful in securing requisite certificate that is required to show a film on TV channels in India.

Sadda Haq team releases DVD of the movie

Sadda Haq DVD released; Overseas copy include original movie and English dubbed version

Chandigarh/ Punjab (July 10, 2013): It is learnt that the OXL Group has released the DVD of Punjabi movie "Sadda Haq", that proved to be a major hit this year. The movie's plot was based in the events of 1980s-90s in Punjab and it was twice banned in India; firstly by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) and then by state governments of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and the administration of Chandigarh.

Punjab Film actor-cum-producer Kuljinder Sidhu as Kartar in Sadda Haq

Producers of Punjabi movie Sadda Haq to visit Toronto from May 28 to June 3

Toronto, Canada (May 25, 2013): According to information shared by Canadian Sikh Coalition (CSC) the producers and actors of the recently released block buster hit Sadda Haq, Kuljinder Singh Sidhu and Dinesh Sood, will be visiting the city of Toronto and surrounding areas from May 28th to June 3rd.

Bhai Rajoana says: story of Sadda Haq is untrue as it attempts to present Bhai Hawara as a “hero”

Patiala, Punjab (May 16, 2013): In a strange move, Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana has criticized the “Sadda Haq” Punjabi movie. Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana, who is in jail and is believed not to have actually watched the movie, has alleged that the movie is an attempt to make Jagtar Singh Hawara a hero. He said that the story of movie is untrue.

Haryana government officially lifts ban from Sadda Haq Punjabi Movie

Chandigarh, Haryana (May 15, 2013): As per media reports the Haryana government lifted ban on the screening of blockbuster Punjabi film "Sadda Haq" in the state on May 15, 2013.

Sadda Haq is a must watch for those who feel the need to reprise recent history to review lessons learnt

Ludhiana/Chandigarh, Punjab (May 12, 2013): According to a news report published by Hindustan Times (HT): “[f]or those who want to know all that had gone wrong and for those who feel the need to reprise this chapter of history to review the lessons learnt — Sadda Haq is a must watch”.

Sadda Haq Punjabi Movie – List of Cinemas/Theaters (& show timings) across Punjab/India

Ludhiana/Chandigarh (May 10, 2013): Much awaited Punjabi movie, Sadda Haq, has hit cinema screens across Punjab and other states of India today. Check list of cinemas and show timings across Punjab and India.

Ahead of release, another challenge for Sadda Haq; Police allegedly pressing cinemas to drop screenings

Patiala/Ludhiana, Punjab (May 09, 2013): As per media reports the miseries of the producers of much awaited Punjabi movie ‘Sadda Haq’ appear to be unending.

Sadda Haq releasing on May 10 – List of Cinemas/Theaters in Punjab and other states of India

Chandigarh/Ludhiana (May 08, 2013): Sadda Haq Punjabi movie is set to hit cinema screens across Punjab and other states of India on May 10, 2013.

Sadda Haq team members addressed a press conference at Amritsar on May 05, 2013

Sadda Haq to be released on May 10; It’s being dubbed in to Hindi & English also

Amritsar, Punjab (May 06, 2013): It is learnt that the producers of much discussed Punjabi movie ‘Sadda Haq’ are in the process of getting it dubbed in Hindi and English in order to make it accessible to a wider audience.

Sadda Haq Punjabi movie to release in Punjab and other states on May 10

Chandigarh/ Punjab (April 28, 2013): According to information available through various media sources the much awaited Punjabi movie Sadda Haq will be released on May 10 after the Supreme Court lifted bans by various state governments. The producers of the movie announced reportedly made an announcement that the film will open in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal, UP, Chandigarh and Delhi.

Main Naa Maanu – Indian Media on Sadda Haq issue

In a previous write up on the issue of Indian media and Sadda Haq (Fabricating a controversy), We tried to the highly biased approach of the Indian media towards Punjab film Sadda Haq. Reasons behind this approach were also discussed.

Kuljinder Sidhu and Dinesh Sood at Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib (April 26, 2013)

After victory against ban – Sadda Haq team paid obeisance at Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib

New Delhi, India (April 26, 2013): Punjabi Movie Sadda Haq's team passed through various phases of struggles for making and getting the movie cleared for screening in the cinema halls.

Ban lifted from Sadda Haq Punjabi movie by Supreme Court of India; Get ready to watch the untold story of 1980-90s on cinema screen

New Delhi, India (April 26, 2013): According to information available with Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) the Supreme of India has removed the ban from much awaited Punjabi film - Sadda Haq. The movie is based on the events of post-1984 to mid-1990s in Punjab. It tells the untold story of police atrocities suffered by the people of Punjab during 1980s-90s.

Sadda Haq Punjabi Movie screened in Supreme court; Decision regarding ban expected by next 2 hours

New Delhi, India (April 26, 2013): According to recent information available with Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) the screening of Sadda Haq Punjabi movie is over in the Supreme Court of India and the decision of the apax court of India regarding a petition against ban imposed by some of the state governments in India against the screening of the movie in cinema halls.

Sadda Haq being screened in Court no. 15 of Supreme Court of India

New Delhi, India (April 26, 2013): It seems as if Kuljinder Sidhu was right when he maintained during a radio interview that Punjabi movie Sadda Haq has a destiny and he was confident that it (the movie) would surely achieve that.

Kuljinder Singh at Supreme Court of India - Files petition against ban imposed by various Governments on Sadda Haq

Ban on Sadda Haq : Supreme Court panel shall watch the movie before deciding about ban

New Delhi, India (April 25, 2013): As per information the Supreme Court of India has appointed a panel of five persons, including Supreme Court lawyers, to review the Punjabi movie Sadda Haq.

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