The controversy continues regarding Prabhas and Kriti Sanon starrer film Adipurush. In Mumbai’s Nalasopara, activists of the Hindu organization stopped the screening of the film on Sunday evening. Activists of the Hindu outfit reached the theatre and shouted slogans and asked the audience to leave the hall. The show was later cancelled.
Hindu organizations took out a rally in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh on Sunday evening.
The activists entered the mall shouting slogans. The police had also barricaded to stop them, but they broke it and entered the mall. After this, he sat in front of the hall and started reciting Hanuman Chalisa. The police arrested and removed them.
Apart from this, members of the Bharatiya Kisan Union protested against the film in Hazratganj Kotwali of Lucknow. The protesters also burnt effigies of director Om Raut and writer Manoj Muntashir. He termed the film as anti-national and said that it has been made to make fun of Sanatan Dharma. Members of the Bharatiya Kisan Union say that just changing the dialogues of the film will not do anything. He has demanded a complete ban on this film.
Here, after the controversy, the filmmakers have decided to change the dialogues of the film in view of the growing opposition to the controversial dialogue. The film’s writer Manoj Muntashir tweeted on Sunday and clarified about the film and then said that the controversial dialogues from the film will be removed this week.
Kathmandu: The Kathmandu Municipal Corporation has also decided not to screen Hindi Adipurush in Nepal.
The Nepali Censor Board has objected to Sita being described as India’s daughter in the film. The Nepal Censor Board says that Sitaji was not born in India, but in Janakpur, Nepal. As the controversy escalated, the mayor of Kathmandu ordered a ban on Hindi films in the city from Sunday.
The controversial statement about Sita’s birthplace in the film was removed after the objection of the Nepal Censor Board. After this, permission was given to release the film there. However, the film remained in controversy over the rest of the dialogues and now it has been banned.
On the second day, the film’s earnings fell by 40 percent worldwide, the film has earned Rs 240 crore in two days. In this way, the movie business has entered the 200 crore club. Here, Adipurush, who earned 140 crores on the first day, could earn a total of 100 crores on the second day. In this way, the film’s earnings fell by 40% on the second day.