Madhya Pradesh Speaker Girish Gautam has come out against Shah Rukh Khan's upcoming film "Pathaan." The speaker of Madhya Pradesh came to the scene following Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra. The first song of the film, Besharam Rang, was creating controversy over the colour of heroine Deepika Padukone's dress.
"Shah Rukh should watch this movie with his daughter. He should put the picture on social media and tell the world that he is watching it with his daughter. I challenge you to make a similar movie about the Prophet and screen it," said Girish Gautam.
22-year-old Suhana Khan, daughter of Shah Rukh Khan, made her Bollywood debut with Zoya Akhtar's "The Archies."
The controversy against Pathaan film is brewing after Madhya Pradesh Home Minister's reaction. He said that the state government will consider what to do about the screening of the film in Madhya Pradesh if some scenes in the Besharam Rang song are not edited.
The Madhya Pradesh Home Minister said that the colours of Shah Rukh and Deepika's clothes and song lyrics, along with the title of the film, need to be removed.
Pathaan is Shahrukh Khan's new 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, Bang Bang, and War. John Abraham also plays another important role. Dimple Kapadia, Shaji Chaudhary, Gautham, Ashutosh Rana, and others also star in Pathaan.