Mental Hai Kya is sensitive towards the issue of mental illness: Ekta Kapoor

It is sensitive towards the issue of mental illness,” Ekta said. Advertising

The producer shared the “disclaimer” on her Twitter account ahead of the film’s trailer announcement, amid allegations that the movie trivialises mental health issues. “The film in no way marginalises mental health community and the title of our film doesn’t intend to disregard anyone’s sentiments. Starring Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao, the film is “a fictional thriller that encourages you to celebrate your uniqueness and embrace your individuality,” she added. 0
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In April, the film faced criticism from psychiatrists and mental health experts for being derogatory to those suffering from mental illnesses, following which they demanded a change in the title of the film. The makers later denied the allegations, saying the film instead encourages the audience to “embrace their individuality”. Mental Hai Kya is slated to be released on July 26.