The Karnataka State Anti-Tobacco Cell and Health Department have objected to visuals displaying Yash lighting a cigarette and smoking in the just lately launched teaser of KGF Chapter 2.
Officials from The Karnataka State Anti-Tobacco Cell mentioned that because the visuals displaying the actor smoking a cigarette violated Section 5 of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) 2003, they determined to search deletion of the teaser from on-line platforms.
Meanwhile, the Karnataka Health Department has additionally appealed to actor Yash, who’s enjoying the lead function in KGF 2, to take away the problematic scenes from the teaser and movie. The teaser incorporates a scene the place Yash blows up a row of jeeps with a machine gun and goes on to mild a cigarette utilizing the barrel of the red-hot gun.
Karnataka Health and Medical Education Minister Dr Okay Sudhakar mentioned, “Cinema star Yash is into social work, and I admire him. The Health Department has made an appeal to him about his upcoming movie. But this is not a notice. I heard that there is a smoking scene in the film and the department has asked him to remove that scene. There are many youngsters in his fan club, and this is applicable to all movies.”
A letter objecting to the visuals in KGF Chapter 2 teaser has been despatched to the movie’s director Prashant Neel, actor Yash, and producer Vijay Kiragandur. According to the discover, it’s necessary to show the “Smoking is injurious to health” warning on the display screen. But the teaser doesn’t characteristic the warning.