Case filed against Adipurush star Saif Ali Khan for hurting religious sentiments


By: Entertainment Desk | Mumbai |

Updated: December 16, 2020 4:04:37 pm

Saif Ali Khan stated that Adipurush would present the “humane” aspect of Ravan. (Photo: House of Pataudi/Instagram)

A case has been filed against Saif Ali Khan by an advocate in Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh over his latest interview about Adipurush, the place the actor stated the movie would present the “humane” aspect of Ravan. Adipurush is the display screen adaptation of Ramayana.

Saif will play the antagonist Lankesh, primarily based on Ravan within the Om Raut directorial. South Indian star Prabhas might be seen in a task impressed by Lord Ram.

The petition states that Saif Ali Khan’s controversial interview dated December 6 quoted him saying that Ravan was justified in kidnapping Sita as a result of Ram’s youthful brother Laksman had minimize his sister Surpanakha’s nostril.

In the Mumbai Mirror interview, Saif had stated, “It’s interesting to play a demon king, less strictures in that. But we will make him humane, up the entertainment quotient, justify his abduction of Sita and the war with Ram as revenge for what was done to his sister Surpanakha by Lakshman, who cut off her nose.” Following criticism on-line, the actor had apologised and withdrawn his statements.

According to IANS, the plaintiff has alleged that Saif Ali Khan’s interview is a adverse portrayal of “faith” and “faith in Sanatan Dharma”. Apart from the plaintiff, six others additionally noticed the interview on-line, and it has harm their religious sentiments, the petitioner has claimed.

The case is within the court docket of Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (ACJM), who has fastened December 23 as the subsequent date of listening to.

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