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Objectionable Scenes From Singham Returns To Be Deleted
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Makers of Ajay Devgn-Kareena Kapoor starrer 'Singham Returns'
have agreed to delete certain scenes from the film which were found
to be objectionable by a right-wing Hindu organisation. The
decision was taken after members of the Hindu Janajagruti Samiti
(HJS) met movie director Rohit Shetty, Devgn and creative director
Ashok Pandit in Mumbai yesterday.
"The HJS registered its objections with producers, directors and
the Censor Board after watching its trailer. Accordingly, producers
and directors called a meeting and gave us a concrete assurance to
remove objectionable scenes raised by us," HJS national spokesman
Ramesh Shinde told PTI today.
HJS leaders had condemned the movie after its trailer depicted a
saint as villain. The film, which is scheduled to be released on
August 15, depicted scenes and dialogues which hurt the religious
feelings of Hindus, Shinde said. The HJS has circulated a letter
written by the movie's co-producer Kumar Mangat Pathak which
assured that "all the shots which were mutually discussed to be
deleted will be deleted and will not be there in the film".
"We respect your sentiments and assure you that nothing will be
done to disrespect it," the letter dated August 4, 2014, read.