Arjun Kapoor said on the Pathan controversy, ‘Everyone has the right to opinion in a democracy’
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Last Update: January 09, 2023, 21:39 IST
Arjun Kapoor spoke openly on Pathan controversy
Ever since the time Pathan’s song Besharam Rang released, it has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons.
Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathan is all set to release later this month and with each passing day, the action-thriller film which is an ambitious part of the Yash Raj spy universe is courting controversy especially due to its song Besharam Rang. is surrounded. As such, many social media users are urging others to boycott Pathan and the outrage over the act of vandalism at a theater in Ahmedabad has only snowballed. Arjun Kapoor, whose film Kutty is all set to release next week, has now shared his view on the controversies and whether he feels worried because of these boycott calls.
During an interview with IndiaToday.in, the Ek Villain Returns actor stressed on why it is important to trust the censor board and be aware of the rules laid down in a democracy. He explained, “I think the fact that we are discussing this will give it an unfair advantage at this point. We have to trust our censor board and the central government because they work together. I think democracy Everyone has the right to have their opinion, but as actors we have to do what the film demands and stick to that authenticity. I don’t think we need to get bogged down in a question that leads to unnecessary banter and Gives undue importance to things that cause chatter.
Arjun also elaborated that an actor’s job is to play his part well and left it at the disposal of the public to determine whether it is offensive or not. “Our job should always be to do what the film requires and then give the film to people who can decide what they feel bad about and what they don’t. I think we’ve followed that for a long time. Every A film that gets made has to follow a process, even if our film is no exception. We should only rely on process and rules in a democracy.”
While Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathan marks the much-awaited comeback of the King of Bollywood on the big screen, Arjun Kapoor’s Kutti is directed by Aasmaan Bhardwaj and features an ensemble cast of Naseeruddin Shah, Kumud Mishra, Tabu, Shardul Bhardwaj, Radhika Madam among others. Konkona Sen Sharma And Ors.
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