Shahrukh Khan’s 'Zero' lands in legal trouble as petition filed against the movie in Bombay HC

The Shahrukh Khan-starrer movie has been questioned after the alleged portrayal of ‘Kirpan’, a holy Sikh dagger in the movie’s poster, which has hurt the religious sentiments of the Sikh community

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Shahrukh Khan’s new movie, Zero is all set to hit the theaters next month throughout the country. The focus of the film is a dwarf named ‘Bauua’ whose character is played by Shahrukh. However, the movie has landed in trouble even before its release as one of the posters allegedly portrays ‘kirpan’, a holy Sikh dagger and this has hurt the religious sentiments of the Sikh community.

Accordingly, a police complaint was filed against the actor for insulting the community’s religious beliefs. In addition to that, a petition against the film has also been filed. The major issue with the poster is that Shahrukh Khan is in his vests and he is allegedly holding a ‘kirpan’ in his hand.

Thus, the petitioners have demanded that the objectionable scene must be removed from the movie.

Mumbai Congress Vice President Charansingh Sapra had written had a letter to Mumbai Police and had registered a complaint against the movie. After which, a lawyer Amrutpal Singh has filed a petition against the movie in the court.

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