Karni Sena Protestors Tried To Disrupt Shooting Of Shah Rukh Khan Starrer Dunki Over Pathaan Controversy, Failed Miserably As Shooting Went On Beyond Stipulated Time!

Shah Rukh Khan has recently been come under the scrutiny of many radical groups over his recently released peppy track Besharam Rang. The song that picturized on him and Deepika Padukone in a stunning orange costume seems to have offended the moral police. After threats over Pathaan’s release for showing a woman in a saffron outfit, which is considered sacred as per traditional beliefs. Now Shah Rukh’s Dunki shoot was recently halted at Jabalpur by Karni Sena.

For the unversed, Madhya Pradesh home minister Narottam Mishra’s remarks on Besharam Rang song were slammed by Baahubali producer Shobu Yarlagadda and actor Prakash Raj as well. Lot of other famous personalities joined in support of SRK’s Pathaan.

Amitabh Bachchan too spoke at Kolkata International Film Festival after decade openly against growing phenomenon of killing freedom of expression. Shah Rukh Khan made fun of protest against film in sly manner too.

According to an ETimes report, the protesters gathered at large to disrupt the shoot of Rajkumar Hirani’s Dunki at Bhedaghat near Jabalpur. The Karni Sena members held saffron flags in their hands and raised slogans for hours. The report also mentions that they chanted Hanuman Chalisa during the protests. A heavy police force was deployed in Bhedaghat to control the situation. Despite threats from Karni Sena to stop the shoot within 10 minutes, the shooting continued even after the stipulated time.

The protesters alleged that the shooting spot at Bhedaghat be purified by Gomutra (cow urine) at Bhedaghat. They also stated that shooting of such films must stop near the banks of the holy river Narmada. Karni Sena opined that Pathaan makers have shown ‘saffron colour’ in “indecent and objectionable” way.

Dunki also stars Taapsee Pannu, Vicky Kaushal and Boman Irani in pivotal roles and directed by ace film maker Rajkumar Hirani.

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