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Om Raut and Manoj Muntasir Defend ‘Adipursh’: This Is Not a Film for Us, It is a Representation of Our Bhakti and Shraddha | Hindi Film News

Om Raut’s mythological drama ‘Adipurush’ has landed in the soup since its teaser was released last week. The film faced opposition for “misrepresenting Hindu deities” and “hurting religious sentiments”. Many demanded the film be changed, but a petition was filed in a Delhi court to stop the film, with the promotional video portraying Hindu deities ‘unfair’ and ‘inaccurate’. claims that

Filmmaker Om Raut and script writer Manoj Muntasir have stepped forward to defend ‘Adipursh’ amid calls for a boycott. He said he was not trying to change it.

Speaking to News 18, Manoj said not even 1% of the film deviates from the real Ramayan. “Ramayan is an epic tale about the demon king Ravan kidnapping Masita and Lord Ram going to Lanka to rescue her with the help of Vernal Senna. This is the Ramayana. This is the story. We live together, we retell it in the film, we show it,” he said.

Om Raut added that their idea was to recreate the Ramayana in celluloid. “I don’t want anyone to misunderstand what we have changed. It is to translate from books to celluloid. So this is not a movie for us. This is our bhakti, shraddha (devotional and faith) and let us stand,” he said.

A petition to stop the release of “Adiprush” alleges that it depicts Lord Ram and Hanuman in an unfair and inaccurate depiction of them wearing leather straps. is deceptively so vicious and satanic that it should be banned entirely in its current form due to its religious sentiments, along with a film due to be released on 12 January 2023. India and other The feelings and aspirations of Hindus in places,” the petition said.

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