Mahesh Manjrekar’s Marathi movie, Gangubai Kathiawadi & Jhund, 5 tasks that courted controversies

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2022-01-13 13:41:40

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Controversies by no means have a tendency to depart movies and filmmakers. Whilst movies change their panorama and grow to be extra open to newer topics with OTT platforms and extra, controversies and objections maintain rising. The most recent to face the hearth is Mahesh Manjrekar’s Marathi movie “Nay Varan Bhat Loncha Kon Koncha”. Objections have been raised in opposition to the daring and sexually specific scenes within the movie’s trailer.

Because the movie grabs consideration, listed below are a number of the tasks which are embroiled in controversies these days:

Nay Varan Bhat Loncha Kon Koncha

The Nationwide Fee for Girls (NCW) has expressed displeasure over the trailer of filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar’s Marathi movie “Nay Varan Bhat Loncha Kon Koncha”. The fee has acquired a criticism from an organisation in Maharashtra over the trailer of the movie. NCW chief Rekha Sharma has written a letter to the Secretary, Ministry of Data and Broadcasting, to censor sexually specific scenes within the movie’s trailer. Within the criticism, it was alleged that the trailer of the movie confirmed objectionable scenes and obscenity associated to girls. Along with these, the NCW has additionally expressed displeasure over the truth that the trailer is being circulated to the viewers on social media platforms like Fb, YouTube, Twitter and so on., with none age restrictions.


Earlier, the Gurjars in Rajasthan have threatened to cease the screening of Bollywood flick ‘Prithviraj’ starring Akshay Kumar if the film continues utilizing the time period ‘Rajput’ for Prithviraj Chauhan. The neighborhood claimed that Prithviraj was from the Gurjar neighborhood and he was not a Rajput. Nevertheless, leaders from the Rajput neighborhood have strongly rejected their declare and mentioned that Gurjars have been initially ‘gauchar’, who then transformed into Gujjars after which Gurjars. They mainly come from Gujarat and therefore bought this identify, claimed Shri Rajput Karni Sena nationwide spokesperson Vijendra Singh Shaktawat.


A track from Chiranjeevi’s ‘Acharya’ stirred controversy because it irked a bit of rural medical practitioners (RMPs) in Telangana. Titled ‘Saana Kashtam’, the track turned an prompt chartbuster, however the lyrics discovered itself in troubled waters. The track has a line that goes like this – ‘Ededo Nimurochani Kurrollu RMPlu avuthunnaru’. It means, “Teenage boys have began medical follow as RMP docs simply to seize the possibility to the touch me”, which has evoked a unfavorable response from the RMPs. It was reported that the part of RMPs has determined to strategy the courts to deal with this challenge, whereas they’ve additionally requested the cops to take strict motion in opposition to the lyricist and director. They’ve demanded the elimination of the objectionable lyrics from the track in ‘Acharya’. 


Hyderabad-based filmmaker Nandi Chinni Kumar has accused the makers of copyright infringement. Nevertheless, the makers of Jhund have denied the allegation. Kumar claimed he had purchased the rights in November 2017 for his movie titled Slum Soccer, which was based mostly on the lifetime of slum soccer participant Akhilesh Paul, the Indian captain on the Homeless World Cup. The story of Jhund is predicated on Paul’s coach Vijay Barse. Kumar claims that the makers of Jhund instructed him that they purchased the rights from Kumar, though Kumar gave him three no-objection certificates which clearly say that he didn’t promote the rights to the makers. 

Gangubai Kathiawadi

The Alia Bhatt-starrer is in authorized bother, and the actress and filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali have been summoned by the court docket of further chief metropolitan Justice of the Peace in Mumbai. One of many 4 youngsters of Kathiawadi, Babu Rawji Shah, filed a felony defamation case in opposition to the actress and director. Shah says that the film is defamatory. 

— with company inputs

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