The much hyped controversial film ‘Shooter’ has been talk of the town since the day it got announced and sailing amid rough waters due to its probable link to gangster Sukha Kahlon's life. Now, in the recent developments once again the producer of the movie has moved to the Punjab and Haryana High Court challenging the suspension of their film’s release by Punjab and Haryana on the grounds that the Central Board of Film Certification had given nod for its exhibition.
The producer, Kewal Singh, sought the cancellation of a notification dated February 10, 2020, issued by Punjab, and order dated February 20, 2020, by Haryana which stated the suspension of release with immediate effect. Also Read : After Punjab, Now Haryana & Chandigarh Directed To Decide On Shooter Ban!
Reportedly, in reference to the orders, the producer has submitted that “Shooter” was to be considered to be uncertified film in the states for two months from the date of order/notification’s issuance and that the notification/order were without jurisdiction.
Let us tell you, Shooter is a film closely based on the life of Punjab's notorious gangster Sukha Kahlon, also called as sharpshooter, who was involved in more than 20 cases, including extortion, kidnapping and murder. He was shot dead by another gangster on January 22, 2015, while he was being taken back to Patiala Jail after a court hearing in Jalandhar.