Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has shelved his plan to create a mega net collection on the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Bollywood Hungama has reported.
As per the report, the actor and his staff had been researching on the topic for the previous two years however has now determined to shelve the challenge not less than for the close to future.
“Aamir can’t afford to commit two years of his life to make an internet collection. He must rapidly announce his presence in a giant star-studded characteristic movie directed by a dependable director”, the report quotes a supply as saying.
The supply provides that “there have been sure to be unsavoury controversies surrounding the challenge. Aamir feels now just isn’t the suitable time to make the Mahabharata“.
As reported, it was speculated that Khan was purported to play the position of Lord Krishna. The challenge was initially deliberate as a multi-movie collection more likely to be co-produced by billionaire businessman Reliance Industries Restricted (RIL) Chief Mukesh Ambani.
The formidable challenge was estimated to value a whopping Rs 1000 crore for the whole collection. It was claimed that the challenge would have been alongside the traces of The Lord Of The Rings, and Sport of Thrones in-terms of manufacturing worth.
It stays to be seen whether or not the plan to shelve the challenge was a results of rising anger over Hinduphobic depictions in Internet Sequence’ on OTT platforms.
Amazon Prime Video net collection Tandav had stirred up a row just lately on expenses of mocking and focusing on Lord Shiva within the collection, with many terming it as Hinduphobic content material.
Khan himself had courted controversy final 12 months after he met Turkish First Girl Emine Erdogan in Istanbul.
The assembly got here within the backdrop of sharp deterioration within the official relationship between India and Turkey.
Indian authorities officers had just lately expressed critical apprehension on the funding obtained by radical Islamist organisations working in Kashmir and Kerala from Turkish outfits backed by Recep Tayyip Erdogan.