Police in areas of Eastern India were called in to guard theaters showing Slumdog Landlord Tuesday after residents of a poor area ransacked one theater to protest the movie's title. Social activist Tateshwar Vishwakarma was regarded as the instigator of the protest. The Associated Press quoted him as saying, "Referring to people living in slums as dogs is a violation of human rights. ... We will burn [director] Danny Boyle effigies in 56 slums here."

28/01/2009