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Rajkumar Santoshi Receives Death Threats, Files Police Complaint Seeking Security

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Rajkumar Santoshi Receives Death Threats, Files Police Complaint Seeking Security

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Filmmaker Rajkumar Santoshi on Monday filed a police grievance following loss of life threats and requested further safety. He additionally narrated the incident that befell on the launch of his subsequent film ‘Gandhi Godse: Ek Yudh’.

Rajkumar Santoshi Receives Death Threats, Files Police Complaint Seeking Security

Mumbai: Filmmaker Rajkumar Santoshi on Monday filed a police grievance following loss of life threats and requested further safety. In a letter to Special Commissioner of Police Deven Bharti, Santoshi requested further safety after receiving loss of life threats and formally knowledgeable in regards to the latest incident in the course of the press convention of his film Gandhi Godse: Ek Yudh.

He stated a bunch of individuals with vested pursuits interrupted the occasion. “Later several threats were received from some unknown people asking me to stop the release and promotion of this movie. I feel unsafe and I submit that grave damage and injury could be caused to me and my family members if such persons are set free,” Santoshi stated within the letter.

The filmmaker, identified for making hard-hitting dramas akin to Ghayal, Damini, and Pukar, requested the police to take the required steps. “I request you to urgently provide me with additional security to protect myself and other members of my family,” 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 have been referred to as to keep away from any disagreeable state of affairs. Written and directed by Santoshi, the movie depicts the battle between 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 Pictures, Gandhi Godse: Ek Yudh is scheduled to be launched on January 26.

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Published Date: January 24, 2023 7:25 AM IST