Temple Town Priests Demand a Ban on Sara Ali Khan’s ‘Kedarnath’

Kedarnath: Local body of priests says Sara Ali Khan-starrer promotes love jihad, demand ban

Kedarnath: Local body of priests says Sara Ali Khan-starrer promotes love jihad, demand ban

The teaser of Kedarnath was released on 30 October and teased a love story between Khan and Rajput, set around the catastrophic floods that hit the town in 2013. The priests say that a ban should be imposed on the movie as it hurts religious sentiments. The teerth purohits of Uttarakhand's Chardham have said that the film hurts Hindu religious sentiments, as it promotes "love jihad". Alleging that the movie propagates "love jihad", (term used to describe reported campaigns under which Muslim men target women belonging to non-Muslim communities for conversion to Islam by feigning love), they have demanded a ban. If that wasn't all, reports also state that priests of the shrine had also protested when a song sequence featuring "vulgar moves" was being shot in the vicinity of the shrine.

RSVP and Guy in the sky pictures film is set to be released on December, 7 after this pressure it may take a bit longer but let's see what the future holds. However, now locals have reportedly joined the protest too.

The teaser of the film which released recently has been garnering rave reviews from across the quarters.

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In a tweet, Ajay has also urged the chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification, Prasoon Joshi for the film to be banned.

Referring to the teaser, Ajay said it shows the bold scenes of the lead pair in the background of floods in which thousands were killed. Sara plays a pilgrim named Mukku, who will eventually fall in love with Mansoor.

Most filmmakers refused to comment on the objections raised by the BJP and the priests to the film, saying they have yet to watch it.

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