Arjun Kapoor shares his thoughts on Pathaan controversy, says ‘Everyone is entitled to an opinion in a democracy’

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Arjun Kapoor is leaving no stone unturned to promote his upcoming film Kuttey, which also stars Radhika Madan, Naseeruddin Shah, Tabu, Shardul Bhardwaj, Kumud Mishra and Konkona Sen Sharma. The crime caper will hit theaters on Friday, January 13, a few days ahead of Pathaan, which will hit theaters on January 25.

Pathaan has been involved in controversy since the launch of the teaser. First targeted by the #BoycottBollywood campaign, and when the first song titled Besharam Rang came out, the sweltering chemistry between Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone irked many ministers, especially the saffron-colored bikini Deepika wore in the song. video. It has been reported that the film has been cut several times by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) due to multiple offensive scenes.

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While promoting Kuttey, Arjun shared his thoughts on the Pathaan controversy, telling The Bharat Express News: “I think the fact that we are discussing it will give it an unnecessary advantage at this point. trust as they operate together. I think everyone is entitled to an opinion in a democracy, but we as artists have to do what the film calls for and hold on to that authenticity.”

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“I don’t think we should get caught up in a question that gives undue importance to things that cause unnecessary chatter and chatter. It should always be our job to do what it takes for the movie and then give the movie to the people who can decide what offends them and what doesn’t I think we’ve been following that for a long time Every movie that gets made has to follow a process even our movie is no exception We just have to trust the process and the rules in a democracy,” he concluded.

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Kuttey marks the directorial debut of director Vishal Bhardwaj’s acclaimed son, Aasmaan Bhardwaj. Pathaan is led by Siddharth Anand, who has previously produced blockbusters such as Bang Bang! and war.

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