Bollywood Ban-wagon

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Banned in Himachal Pradesh over use of the word kinnar. Used in the film to refer to eunuchs, but in HP it refers to tribal folk from Kinnaur district.

Banned in Himachal Pradesh over use of the word kinnar. Used in the film to refer to eunuchs, but in HP it refers to tribal folk from Kinnaur district.

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Over fears of inciting communal violence, the film was banned in Uttar Pradesh.

Over fears of inciting communal violence, the film was banned in Uttar Pradesh.

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The Bodo community objected to its potrayal in the film and the film was banned in Assam.

The Bodo community objected to its potrayal in the film and the film was banned in Assam.

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Based on a book by S Hussain Zaidi, the film was held back by the Bombay High Court while the bomb blasts case was underway. Hit the screens two years later.

Based on a book by S Hussain Zaidi, the film was held back by the Bombay High Court while the bomb blasts case was underway. Hit the screens two years later.

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Faced a ban in Gujarat after Aamir Khan's controversial statements over the Sardar Sarovar Dam project.

Faced a ban in Gujarat after Aamir Khan's controversial statements over the Sardar Sarovar Dam project.

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Rajput community claimed that the depiction of Jodhaa Bai as Akbar's wife and queen was wrong and the Akhil Bharatiya Kshatriya Mahasabha threatened to burn cinema halls screening the film. The film was banned in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and parts of Haryana.

Rajput community claimed that the depiction of Jodhaa Bai as Akbar's wife and queen was wrong and the Akhil Bharatiya Kshatriya Mahasabha threatened to burn cinema halls screening the film. The film was banned in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and parts of Haryana.

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Nandita Das's directorial debut, based on the Gujarat riots of 2002, was banned in Gujarat.

Nandita Das's directorial debut, based on the Gujarat riots of 2002, was banned in Gujarat.

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This film based on a real life story during the 2002 Gujarat riots was not screened in the state due to an unofficial ban.

This film based on a real life story during the 2002 Gujarat riots was not screened in the state due to an unofficial ban.

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The film was banned in UP as the lyrics of the title song were held to be offensive to Dalits.

The film was banned in UP as the lyrics of the title song were held to be offensive to Dalits.

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Releases all over India except Andhra Pradesh, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh and amid tight security in parts of Maharashtra.

Releases all over India except Andhra Pradesh, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh and amid tight security in parts of Maharashtra.

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Here's a look other Bollywood films in the Ban-wagon.

Here's a look other Bollywood films in the Ban-wagon.

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