#Maharashtra #CM Devendra #Fadnavis denied ban on ‘#PK’

#Maharashtra #CM Devendra #Fadnavis denied ban on '#PK'#Mumbai: Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis had rejected the demand of ban on screening of Aamir Khan starrer film ‘PK’. CM Fadnavis clarifies on Wednesday that there is no intentions of stopping the screening of a movie.

CM Fadnavis said, “There is no intention of stopping the screening of a movie which is running legally. Censor board has given a certificate to the film ‘PK’.”

He also said, “There will be no inquiry. Shows of ‘PK’ will continue all over Maharashtra and we will provide necessary protection to ensure smooth screening of the film.”

Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Tuesday said that it was beyond the scope of the information and broadcasting ministry to restrict the viewing of Aamir Khan’s movie ‘PK’ and those opposed to it were at liberty to move court.

Notify that ‘PK’ had earned Rs. 214 crore in first nine days of its release and heavy protest had been sparked by Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Bajrang Dal, Hindu Janajagruti Samiti and All India India Mahasabha.

Meanwhile police complaints have been filed in several parts of country alleging that it mocked Hindu gods and its contents were “highly provocative”.​

The director of the film Rajkumar Hirani on Tuesday said that he had no intention to hurt the sentiments of anyone and maintained that the film upholds the true spirit of religion while condemning “only the abuse” of it.

In his statement, Rajkumar Hirani said, “I’m deeply saddened and concerned about the protests by some groups against our film ‘PK’. On behalf of the entire team of ‘PK’, I would like to clarify that we respect all religions and faiths.”

Bureau Report


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