Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India]: After BJP spokesperson Malavika Avinash slammed Adipurush director Om Raut for “misrepresentation” of Ramayana, the Madhya Pradesh Home Minister has issued a declaration echoing similar sentiments.
Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra slammed the filmmaker and expressed his objection to the portrayal of the Hindu religion in the movie. He additionally stated that he is writing a letter to Om Raut asking him to put off objectionable scenes. Narottam Mishra said, “We have an objection to the portrayal of the movie Adipurush. It isn’t proper to slander us by wrongly filming the Hindu religion’s focal factors. I am writing a letter to filmmaker Om Raut to cast off the objectionable scenes; if those scenes are not eliminated, then we can take legal action.”
Earlier, BJP spokesperson Malavika Avinash stated, “I am saddened by way of the reality that the director not to mention getting to know the Valmiki’s Ramayana, Kamba Ramayana or Tulsidasa’s Ramayana, or the umpteen numbers of interpretations of Ramayana which might be available across board as some distance as Thailand wherein they do stunning performances of the Ramayana. The least he ought to have achieved is studies our very own films; there are so many Kannada movies, Telugu movies, Tamil movies, which show how Raavana looked.”
“He ought to have just looked up NT Rama Rao or Dr Rajkumar in ‘Bhookailasa’ or any of those awesome actors, SV Ranga Rao in ‘Sampoorna Ramayana’, to recognize how Raavana is regarded. The Raavana within the image that I see floating around is a man who seems not anything Indian, who has blue eye makeup and is wearing leather jackets. This is our records they are representing; they cannot do it within the guise of creative liberty,” she persevered.
Malavika stated that “Ramayana is who we have been” and introduced, “it represents this kingdom, its civilization, and its human beings. So nobody can take it as a right, not to mention a movie director. I am angry, and I am saddened with the aid of this misrepresentation”.
Raut made this film with the dream of bringing the story of Ramayana to the silver display however because the first teaser of Prabhas, Saif Ali Khan, and Kriti Sanon-starrer ‘Adipurush’ dropped the day prior to this, there has been a unanimously bad reaction from numerous quarters.
People have been mainly disappointed due to the film’s poor VFX and the unrealistic look of diverse characters, including Saif’s Raavan. Seeing Saif wearing brief spiked hairs, long beard and kajal eyes, numerous netizens have compared the actor’s look inside the film with that of Alauddin Khilji rather than Raavana.
‘Adipurush’ has been produced via T Series and Retrophiles. It is slated to hit the theatres on January 12, 2023, in IMAX and 3-d. Produced via Bhushan Kumar, Om, Prasad Sutar, and Rajesh Nair, the film can be released in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada.