Shah Rukh Khan’s film ‘Pathan’ under fire from right-wing groups for showing Deepika Padukone in ‘saffron’ bikini in its ‘Besharam Rang’ song
Shahrukh Khan starrer “Pathan”, which is facing opposition from right-wing groups, is going to hit more than 200 screens in Madhya Pradesh on January 25. Earlier, a prominent body of distributors said that it is ‘entirely the responsibility of the government’ to provide security to cinema halls during the screening of films in the state. Director of Central Circuit Cine Association OP Goyal told ‘PTI-Bhasha’ on Thursday that the film “Pathan” will be screened on more than 200 screens of theaters in Madhya Pradesh.
He said, “The film has been cleared by the Central Board of Film Certification. That’s why it must be displayed. As far as the security of theaters during the screening of the film is concerned, it is entirely the responsibility of the government.
Goyal said that the government must provide security to cinema halls during the screening of the film “Pathan”. He said, ‘Tax is deposited in the government exchequer by the running of films in cinema halls.’
Significantly, Shah Rukh Khan and his film ‘Pathan’ are under fire from right-wing groups for showing Deepika Padukone in a ‘saffron’ bikini in its song ‘Besharam Rang’. In Indore, Hindu Jagran Manch and other organizations have come out on the streets to protest against the screening of this film in theaters from January 25.
Amid social media controversy over ‘Pathan’, state Home Minister Narottam Mishra on 14 December took strong objection to the title of the film as well as the colors of the clothes worn by Khan and Deepika Padukone in the song ‘Besharam Rang’. Was. Mishra also warned that if the producer-director did not make “corrections” in the film, the state government would consider whether to allow the film to be screened or not.
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