[Churuli foul language] "Can't infringe on artistic freedom:" Kerala High Court orders police team to watch movie, submit report

"This court invoking the powers under Article 226 of the Constitution cannot dictate the filmmaker to use Valluvanadan slang Malayalam or Kannur slang Malayalam or Trivandrum slang Malayalam in the movie," the Court said
Churuli movie and director Lizo Jose Pellissery
Churuli movie and director Lizo Jose Pellissery

Courts cannot interfere with the artistic freedom of a filmmaker unless there is any violation of laws, the Kerala High Court observed on Friday while hearing plea to remove Malayalam movie "Churuli" from Over the Top (OTT) platforms for the use of abusive language in the movie [Peggy Fen v Central Board of Film Certification & Ors.].

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