"The students arranged a bed-sheet and turned it into a screen to see my film. Many watched it and realised it's not what they were thinking. It is a realistic film," director Vivek Agnihotri, who has in the past made films like Hate Story and Goal, told PTI.
At least 20 students were hit by batons or lathis as they protested today ahead of Gajendra Chauhan's arrival, some of them were detained by the police. "Go back, go back" chanted some as Mr Chauhan entered the school, where he will spend the day holding meetings with officials
FTII Students' Association president Harishankar Nachimuthu said: "Gajendra Chauhan is coming, that is confirmed, but we have not got any official intimation. There will be protests obviously, but we have not decided other things. There will be some protest at the campus on Thursday"
"Looking at the ministry's unrelenting approach and the amount of our valuable time spent, we have decided to end the strike and resume classes. However, our voices will not shut, but grow louder. The protests shall continue democratically and in the peaceful manner as they have," she an FTII student