The Kerala Story," a 2023 Indian drama film directed by Sudipto Sen and produced by Vipul Amrutlal Shah, is a highly contentious work. It revolves around the alleged conversion of Hindu and Christian girls from Kerala to Islam and their recruitment into ISIS. Despite being marketed as a true story, it's based on a controversial conspiracy theory known as "love jihad." The film faced severe criticism for its factual inaccuracies, with the director later admitting that the figures were entirely fictitious. It stirred legal disputes and protests due to its portrayal of sensitive issues, making it a highly controversial and divisive cinematic endeavor.