The Malayalam film Ka Bodyscapes, directed by Jayan Cherian, has been denied clearance by the Revising Committee of the Central Board Of Film Certification, a month after it was reported that the Examining Committee had refused to certify the film in April.

In a letter sent to the makers on Monday, the film — which tells the story of a gay painter Haris, his lover Vishnu, and their friend Sia — has been rejected for “ridiculing, insulting and humiliating Hindu Religion” and for offending “human sensibilities”. In an interview to The News Minute, the 50-year-old filmmaker called the CBFC “feudal, homophobic and very much misogynistic”. READ FULL

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