Controversy increased on ‘Adipurush
New Delhi: Balen Shah, the mayor of Nepal’s capital Kathmandu, has banned the screening of all Indian films in the city. Not only this, the police force has been deployed in the capital of Nepal, so that no theater can screen films made in India. A day ago, the mayor of Kathmandu had expressed disappointment over the dialogue ‘Janaki Bharat ki beti hai’ from the film ‘Adipurush’ and claimed that Sita Maa was born in Nepal.
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All Indian films banned in Kathmandu
The mayor’s secretariat told Online Khabar, “All 17 cinema halls in the city have been banned from showing any Indian film.” Cultural encroachment of Nepal is taking place through this. An excerpt from his statement read, “If the film is shown as it is, it will cause irreparable damage to Nepal’s nationalism, cultural unity and identity.”
People objected to the ‘Tapori dialogue’ of the film
Adipurush’ is made under the direction of Om Raut, which is inspired by ‘Ramayana’. Prabhas plays Raghav, Kriti Sanon plays Sita and Saif Ali Khan plays Lankesh. In the film, the audience got very angry after seeing the character of Lord Hanuman speaking Tapori type dialogue ‘Jalegi tere baap ki’, but when the dialogue writer Manoj Muntashir started clarifying on his behalf, the audience became more angry.
‘Adipurush’ earns well despite protests
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After some dialogues of the film were heavily criticized, the makers have announced to change them. ‘Adipurush’ managed to perform well in the first two days despite a lot of criticism. According to media reports, the film has earned around Rs 240 crore worldwide in two days.