To Ban or Not to Ban? The Jism-2 Poster Gets Politically Controversial.

Ranjit Rodricks , 02 Aug 2012
Pooja and Mahesh Bhatt
Pooja and Mahesh Bhatt

Controversy seems to dog the Bhatts at every nook and corner! The latest setback to their latest film, Jism-2, is that a political party has taken offence to the film’s poster in public places and on BEST public buses in Mumbai and has ordered them to be torn down.

This, on the eve of the film’s release! Doesn’t is smell suspicious? The posters have been around for so many months. Why would politicians want to remove then just ONE day before the film’s release?

On Twitter, Pooja Bhatt had a lot to say:

Pooja Bhatt's tweets on Jism-2 poster controversy
Pooja Bhatt's tweets on Jism-2 poster controversy

Mahesh Bhatt also issued a statement which said, “Spiting off visuals emanating out of the  human imagination has been the norm since medieval times.  In recent times I  remember Karan Johar’s film Kurbaan’s posters were pulled down by the moral police. Only faces of politicians change, their thoughts never do.

An ordinary citizen’s freedom has often fallen prey to the political class claiming that is good for the society. And now we will gracefully agree to their demands and replace these posters with new non controversial ones!”

Mahesh Bhatt
Mahesh Bhatt

Do you think this poster (below) is objectionable?

The "controversial" Jism-2 poster
The "controversial" Jism-2 poster

Tell us what you think in the comments below!

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