Filmmaker Rajkumar Santoshi on Monday filed a police grievance following demise threats and requested for extra safety.
In a letter to Particular Commissioner of Police Deven Bharti, Santoshi requested for extra safety after receiving demise threats and formally knowledgeable concerning the latest incident through the press convention of his film “Gandhi Godse: Ek Yudh”.
He mentioned a bunch of individuals with vested pursuits interrupted the occasion.
“Later a number of threats had been acquired from some unknown folks asking me to cease the discharge and promotion for this film. I really feel unsafe and I submit that grave injury and harm may very well be brought on to me and my members of the family if such individuals are let out,” Mr Santoshi mentioned within the letter.
The filmmaker, recognized for making hard-hitting dramas equivalent to “Ghayal”, “Damini”, and “Pukar”, requested the police to take mandatory steps.
“I request you to urgently present me with further safety to guard myself and different members of my household,” he added.
At a promotional occasion of “Gandhi Godse: Ek Yudh”, held on Friday, just a few protesters, who sat among the many media personnel, waved black flags and shouted slogans like ‘Mahatma Gandhi Zindabaad’. They claimed the film undermines the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi and glorifies his murderer Nathuram Godse.
Following the incident, police was known as to keep away from any disagreeable state of affairs.
Written and directed by Mr Santoshi, the movie depicts the struggle of the 2 opposing ideologies between Gandhi and Godse. It options Deepak Antani and Chinmay Mandlekar as Mahatma Gandhi and Nathuram Godse, respectively.
Backed by Santoshi Productions LLP and PVR Footage, “Gandhi Godse: Ek Yudh” is scheduled to be launched on January 26.
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