Saif Ali Khan has been making headlines recently because of his statements and interviews, many of which have managed to stir controversies. However, his most recent statement on his upcoming film ‘Adipurush’ has left a bitter taste amongst much of the Indian audience.
According to Hindustan Times, Saif Ali Khan stated that ‘Adipurush’ will be showing a more “humane” side of Raavan, the character of which he is supposed to play. He went on to add that the film will attempt to “justify” Raavan’s abduction of Sita.
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“It’s interesting to play a demon king, less strictures in that. But we will make him humane, up the entertainment quotient, justify his abduction of Sita and the war with Ram as revenge for what was done to his sister Surpanakha by Lakshman, who cut off his nose.”
This has started a massive riot online. Not only did it hurt several people’s sentiments but also many are raising an important question, “How can we even justify the abduction of a woman?”
Many others also called for the replacement of the actor for the film. Have a look:
Let me get this straight -Ravan abducted Sita, a married woman without her consent, kept her in captivity.#SaifAliKhan claims his character will justify her abduction
& Liberals who keep crying over "unfair treatment" of Sita by Shri Ram are providing arguments in his support pic.twitter.com/Dnq7LdJtde
— Ranjan (@Ranjan_zeh) December 5, 2020
We request you sir @omraut & @rajeshnair06 to remove Saif from Adipurush. A lead actor he shouldn't gives statement like that. Adipurush is prestigious project so please remove him from the film. This may lead lot of controversies. We hope you may respond in this. #WakeUpOmraut pic.twitter.com/z0uvyXTLJP
— Prabhas Memes (@Prabhas_Memes) December 5, 2020
"Justification of war with ram" and "justification of abduction of sita" are two completely different statements.If what saif said is 2nd statement will have serious effects,So in any case there should be a clarity given from you at the earliest @omraut or remove saif frm d movie
— Prabhas fan (@april30th2021) December 5, 2020
Enough of this bullshit. Already so-called historians distorted the real history and this moron saif is making it even more worse. "U justifying the evil as humane", Was so happy Prabhas being portrayed as Rama, now slowly loosing interest because of saif#WakeUpOmraut @omraut pic.twitter.com/OTVRbhJgYC
— Rebel ★ Stan™ (@RebelStarStan) December 5, 2020
— 🌼MAR!AN🇪🇬SSR∞❤ (@ek__hasina__thi) December 5, 2020
Okay so another blasphemous attack on our hindu mythology , saif now wants to justify "Sita's abduction by Ravana". Let's talk on ground not only Sita can any women's kidnapping and abduction is ever justifiable ? #BoycottSaifAliKhan#BoycottAdipurush#boycottprabhas #Bollywood pic.twitter.com/3jYoDUFYmO
— Aarush Chaturvedi (@AarushChaturve6) December 5, 2020
— Jaideepmittal (@Jaideepmittal1) December 5, 2020
Dear Saif Ali Khan: Sita Or Not, Can A Woman’s Abduction Ever Be Justified?
— SheThePeople (@SheThePeople) December 5, 2020
— Operalife (@coolunicorn452) December 5, 2020
— Garv_Se_Hindu (@Raja76244061) December 5, 2020
Hey Idiot This is Your Most Beautiful Casting
Chi 🤮🤮🤢🤢🤮🤮🤮 idiot 1st Remove Saif Ali khan From Adipurush Movie
This is not Request its an Order#RemoveSaifSaveAdipurush #RemoveSaifFromAdipurush#WakeUpOmraut idiot @omraut pic.twitter.com/gDMUni3ibj
— ✨ k A r N a ✨ (@dream_capture97) December 5, 2020
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