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Adipurush director Om Raut and writer Manoj Muntashir face death threats amid controversy; latter seeks protection

en Bollywood News Adipurush director Om Raut and writer Manoj Muntashir face death threats amid controversy; latter seeks protection

Mumbai Police secures Adipurush writer Manoj Muntashir after death threats; controversy surrounds film's depiction of Ramayana.

Mumbai Police took swift action on Monday as they provided security to writer Manoj Muntashir, associated with the film Adipurush, after he and director Om Raut received death threats. The protest against the movie starring Prabhas, Saif Ali Khan, and Kriti Sanon prompted concerns for Muntashir's safety. In response to the controversy, effigies of the writer were burned in various parts of the country, accompanied by demands for a ban on the film within three days.

Adipurush writer Manoj Muntashir receives death threats, Mumbai Police offers protection

Adipurush director Om Raut and writer Manoj Muntashir face death threats amid controversy; latter seeks protection

Amidst the turmoil, Mumbai Police recorded Muntashir's statement at his office, addressing his concerns and ensuring his protection. In a conversation with ANI, Manoj Muntashir shared the intention behind Adipurush, aiming to showcase the true heroes of Sanatan to the younger generation. He asserted, “Our aim was to present the true heroes of Sanatan to our younger generation. There is an objection to 5 dialogues and they will be changed. If people are not liking some parts, than it's our responsibility to fix them.”

For the unversed, as per a report by Free Press Journal, Kshatriya Karni Sena held a press conference in Madhya Pradesh. Reportedly, Dr. Raj Shekhawat, National President of Kshatriya Karni Sena reportedly said, "We will kill the director, haath mein aaya toh koot denge, we are planning to form a team in Mumbai and tell them to get hold of weapons to find him and kill him."

During the press conference, Indal Singh Rana, a member of the group, reportedly made a threat towards Adipurush dialogue writer Manoj Muntashir, stating, "Sheher bhi tera, ghar bhi, tera, sar bhi tera, aur joota rahega kshatriya karni sena ka (The city is yours, the house is yours, the head is yours, but the shoe will remain of the Kshatriya Karni Sena)."

Also Read: Adipurush (Hindi) Box Office: Prabhas starrer has an excellent weekend, will go past Rs. 150 crores mark soon

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