Actor Saif Ali Khan not too long ago issued an apology after he discovered that a number of sections had taken offence to one thing he stated in one among his current interviews. Saif, who will play Ravana in upcoming movie Adipurush, had stated that the movie humanises Ravana and can attempt to justify his motives within the abduction of Sita. Whereas Saif later retracted his statements, veteran actor Mukesh Khanna is unwillingly to simply accept the apology.
Mukesh shared a video, reacting to the controversy and wrote, “Filmmakers are nonetheless utilizing films to assault our faith. Laxmi Bomb exploded only in the near past and one other assault has been launched. Well-known artist Saif Ali Khan has made an objectionable disclosure in an interview. Saif Ali Khan stated on this interview that it will likely be very fascinating for him to play the character of Lankesh Ravana within the film AdiPurush, which is made on an enormous funds. In it, Ravana is proven to not be evil however human and entertaining. We’ll make him sort. In that Sita-haran will likely be justified.
“Have no idea why Saif feels that it will likely be really easy. Lankesh isn’t a ball that you simply need to spin together with your bat. Ought to I name it naiveté or foolishness? They have no idea that they’re enjoying with the religion of crores of Indians within the nation, or that they understand it and are nonetheless intentionally saying these items. Or ought to I name it the audacity of the director producer who calls himself an mental, who nonetheless has a want to make such movies.
“Strive enjoying such recreation with characters from different religions. Present the evil pretty much as good and the great as evil. They may beat your up. Rama can’t turn out to be Ravan. The identical means that, Ravan can’t be Ram. So why is that this recreation of creating Ravana sort? Is there any motive on this too? Or the tried and examined movie promotion of those folks. I can’t say. The general public must assume for themselves. I felt unhealthy so I stated this. All of you additionally assume whether or not you additionally felt unhealthy or not,” he wrote.
Speaking about Saif’s apology, he wrote, “Now the breaking information is that Saif has written an apology for his assertion. Wow! The British have made a stupendous phrase, ‘sorry’. Shoot the arrow, throw the bomb, punch somebody after which ask for forgiveness. However we don’t approve. Why did you not assume earlier than talking?,” he added.
In his assertion, Saif had stated that he didn’t intend on offending anybody, and that the movie will current the story ‘with none distortions’. His assertion learn, “I’ve been made conscious that one among my statements throughout an interview, has induced an issue and damage folks’s sentiments. This was by no means my intention or meant that means. I want to sincerely apologise to all people and withdraw my assertion. Lord Ram has at all times been the image of Righteousness & Heroism for me. Adipurush is about celebrating the victory of excellent over evil and your entire staff is working collectively to current the epic with none distortions.”
In his authentic interview to Mumbai Mirror, the actor had stated, “It’s fascinating to play a demon king, much less strictures in that. However we’ll make him humane, up the leisure quotient, justify his abduction of Sita and the warfare with Ram as revenge for what was finished to his sister Surpanakha by Lakshman, who minimize off her nostril.”
The movie additionally stars Prabhas as Lord Ram. It will likely be directed by Om Raut.
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