India, June 19 -- After watching the controversial movie Hamare Baarah, the Bombay high court on Tuesday observed that it does not offend the religious sentiments of the Muslim community or distort the teachings of the Quran, but is in fact aimed at the upliftment of women.

A division bench comprising Justice BP Colabawalla and Justice Firdosh Pooniwalla noted that while the movie's first trailer was objectionable, the filmmakers had since removed all those scenes. "The Indian public is not gullible or silly," the bench remarked, underscoring the necessity for viewers to apply critical thinking.

The court observed that both the petitioner and the filmmakers had approached the court based solely on the trailer. Despite the trailer being ...