Pathan Controversy: Members of Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s (VHP) Bajrang Dal create ruckus during a campaign event at Alpha One Mall in Vastrapur, Ahmedabad. Shahrukh Khan The film “Pathan”. Members of the Bajrang Dal protested the film, tore photographs of Khan and his co-stars, and threatened more demonstrations if the film was released. In a video shared by the VHP, the protesters can be seen raising slogans and damaging property in the mall, including posters and cut-outs of the film’s cast. “Pathan” has already faced controversies due to its song “Besharam Rang”.
Activists created a ruckus at a mall in Ahmedabad on Wednesday and tore posters and other promotional material of the upcoming Shah Rukh Khan starrer “Pathan”. John abraham Other Deepika Padukone, There is also a multiplex in the mall. Inspector JK Dangar said that the Vastrapur police reached the spot and took five activists into custody. He was later released, he said.
In a video shared by VHP, activists can be seen raising slogans and tearing posters as well as large cut-outs of Pathan’s star cast. The Gujarat VHP had earlier stated that it would not allow screening of the film anywhere in Gujarat, mainly because of the song ‘Besharam Rang’, where Padukone is seen dancing with Khan wearing a saffron outfit.
“We will not allow the screening of Pathan in Gujarat. Today’s protest against the release of the film in Ahmedabad should be taken as a warning by all theater owners across the state. They should be restrained from releasing the film in their theaters or multiplexes. Must stay away,” Gujarat said. VHP spokesperson Hitendra Singh Rajput.
The controversy started when Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra objected to a song from the film Pathan being released as ‘Besharam Rang’. After this, Mishra told the media persons, “Prima facie the costumes in the song are objectionable. It is clearly visible that the song of the film ‘Pathan’ has been shot with dirty mentality.”
Pathan, directed by Siddharth Anand, is scheduled to hit the theaters on January 25.
– with agency input
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