new Delhi: Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan, who will play the role of Lankesh in Om Raut’s film ‘Adipurush’, said after the controversy that he would justify Ravana’s kidnapping of Sita in the film. His words did not go well with a certain segment of social media users. Netizens expressed their displeasure over Saif’s recent interview and demanded the makers to replace the ‘Jawani Janiman’ star.
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Here’s how Saif Ali Khan got involved in controversies regarding his interview
The ‘Love Aaj Kal’ actor released a statement saying that he never intended to hurt people’s feelings. He retracted his statement and said that the entire team of ‘Adipurush’ is working to present the epic drama ‘without any distractions’.
“I have come to know that one of my statements during an interview has caused controversy and hurt people’s feelings. It was never my intention or meant as such. I sincerely apologize to everyone and I would like to take back my statement. Lord. Saif said in a statement, “It has always been a symbol of righteousness and valor for me. Adipurush is to celebrate the victory of good over evil and the whole team is working together.”
What did Saif Ali Khan say about Ravana?
Talking to a leading daily, the ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ star said that the producers will enhance the entertainment quotient with ‘Adipurush’. He said that he was excited to play the role of Demon King in the much-awaited film.
“It is interesting to play the character of a demon king, it is less strict. But we will avenge him with entertainment, Sita’s kidnapping, Sita’s kidnapping and war with Rama, as Laxman was avenged by his sister Surpanakha. , Cut his nose, “Khan told Mumbai Mirror.
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Telugu superstar Prabhas will play the lead role in ‘Adipurush’, which will reportedly go on floors in January 2021. Kriti Sanon is rumored to play the female protagonist role in the much awaited flick. Other cast members of the film are yet to be revealed to the producers. ‘Adipurush’ will hit the silver screen in 2022.
On the professional front, Saif Ali Khan was last seen in Sushant Singh Rajput’s last film ‘Dil Bekhar’. He recently completed shooting for ‘Bhoot Police’ in Dharamshala. The horror comedy drama also features Arjun Kapoor, Jacqueline Fernandez and Yami Gautam.
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