Case filed against Adipurush actor Saif Ali Khan for hurting religious sentiments

But we will make him humane, up the entertainment quotient, justify his abduction of Sita and the war with Ram as revenge for what was done to his sister Surpanakha by Lakshman, who cut off her nose.” Following criticism online, the actor had apologised and withdrawn his statements. South Indian star Prabhas will be seen in a role inspired by Lord Ram. By: Entertainment Desk | Mumbai |

December 16, 2020 10:51:24 am

Saif Ali Khan said that Adipurush would show the "humane" side of Ravan. The petition states that Saif Ali Khan’s controversial interview dated December 6 quoted him saying that Ravan was justified in kidnapping Sita because Ram’s younger brother Laksman had cut his sister Surpanakha’s nose.×1.png
In the Mumbai Mirror interview, Saif had said, “It’s interesting to play a demon king, less strictures in that. Adipurush is the screen adaptation of Ramayana. © IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Don't Miss These StoriesShakeela trailer: Richa Chadha gets into the skin of an adult starFirst look of Saif Ali Khan-starrer Tandav unveiledTaapsee Pannu gives sneak peek into grueling training for Rashmi RocketClick here for more

According to IANS, the plaintiff has alleged that Saif Ali Khan’s interview is a negative portrayal of “faith” and “faith in Sanatan Dharma”. Saif will play the antagonist Lankesh, based on Ravan in the Om Raut directorial. The case is in the court of Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (ACJM), who has fixed December 23 as the next date of hearing. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. (Photo: House of Pataudi/Instagram)A case has been filed against Saif Ali Khan by an advocate in Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh over his recent interview about Adipurush, where the actor said the film would show the “humane” side of Ravan. Apart from the plaintiff, six others also saw the interview online, and it has hurt their religious sentiments, the petitioner has claimed.