Prithviraj reacted to the controversy over the film Pathaan, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone. Prithvi said that it is sad that an art form is being subjected to such observations and views. Prithviraj's reaction was during the press meet held as part of the promotion of the film Kaapa.
Pathaan is Shahrukh Khan's fourth film in four years. Hence, the film has been getting a lot of attention since the time of its announcement. The song "Beshram Rang" was released a few days ago as part of the promotion of the film. In this, Deepika wore a saffron-coloured bikini. This angered a section, which demanded a boycott of the film. Later, the Mumbai police filed a case against the film.
Pathaan belongs to the action-thriller genre and is directed by Siddharth Anand. Siddharth has also directed films like Salaam Namaste, Anjana Anjani, Bang Bang, and War. John Abraham plays another important role in Pathaan. Dimple Kapadia, Shaji Chaudhary, Gautham, Ashutosh Rana, and others also star.
Apart from Hindi, Pathaan will also hit theatres in Tamil and Telugu versions. Apart from Pathaan, Shahrukh's announced projects include Jawan, directed by Atlee, and Dunki, directed by Rajkumar Hirani. Pathan will hit theatres on January 25 of next year.
Meanwhile, Prithviraj's new film Kaapa will hit theatres on December 22. The film, starring Aparna Balamurali is highy anticipated by the movie goers. Kaapa is being directed by hit-maker Shaji Kailas. Hit maker Shaji kailas and Prithviraj eill reunite for Kaapa after a hiatus.