Yes, you heard it right! A court in Muzaffarpur, Bihar directed the police to lodge an FIR against the actor and the whole team of upcoming film Loveratri on account of the complaint that the title and contents of the movie had hurt the Hindu sentiments.
An advocate, Sudhir Kumar Ojha filed a complaint in the court alleging that the title of the movie is meant to make fun of the holy festival of Navaratri. He further added that the film’s scheduled release on October 5 is likely to hurt the Hindu sentiments
Following the complaint, Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrate (East) Shailendra Rai directed the Mithanpura police station in the town to lodge an FIR against the actor and the team.
The complaint was lodged before the court last week under IPC sections 295 (injuring or defiling place of worship with intent to insult the religion of any class), 298 (uttering words etc. with deliberate intent to wound the religious feelings of any person), 153 (wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot) 153B (imputations, assertions prejudicial to national integrity) and 120B (criminal conspiracy).
On a related note, Loveratri is going to be the debut movie of both actor Aayush Sharma and Warina Hussain. Salman Khan’s production Loveratri releases on October 5.