Indu Sarkar trailer shocking, misleading, says woman who claims to be Sanjay Gandhi’s daughter

Priya Singh Paul, a woman who claims to be Sanjay Gandhi's daughter on Monday alleged that the trailer of Indu Sarkar is shocking and grossly misleading in its portrayal of the late Congress leader. She also adds, "I once met and found him a very gentle being, and from accounts I have heard from people who knew him."

By: IANS | New Delhi | Updated: July 11, 2017 12:36 pm
indu sarkar, indu sakar movie, sanjay gandhi, sanjay gandhi daughter, sanjay gandhi daughter pictures Shocking claims have been made by this woman who claims to be Sanjay Gandhi’s daughter.

A woman who claims to be Sanjay Gandhi’s daughter on Monday alleged that the trailer of the movie Indu Sarkar is shocking and grossly misleading in its portrayal of the late Congress leader. “I was shocked to see the trailer of the movie, which is so misleading. In one scene, a man resembling Sanjay Gandhi says ‘Ye sarkar chaabuk (whip) se chalti hai’, and in the very next scene, a woman is shown being whipped in prison and later raped… which is completely misleading depiction of Sanjay Gandhi who I once met and found a very gentle being, and from accounts I have heard from people who knew him,” said Priya Singh Paul at a press conference here.

Paul said she even sent a legal notice to the film’s director Madhur Bhandarkar, objecting to the same issue late last month. A former media professional, Paul said that she was adopted by her foster parents Shiela Singh Paul and Balwant Paul in 1968, the year of her birth. However, no reaction was forthcoming from Union Minister Maneka Gandhi, the widow of Sanjay Gandhi, or their son, BJP MP Varun Gandhi, on the woman’s claim.

The National Award-winning filmmaker’s movie is based on the Emergency in India and characters in the films are inspired by the late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and her son Sanjay Gandhi. It stars Neil Nitin Mukesh, Kirti Kulhari, Supriya Vinod, Anupam Kher and Tota Roy Chowdhury. Recently, Madhur also tweeted how he was appalled at the 14 cuts that the movie received from CBFC. He added that he will get the movie reviewed again by the Reviewing Committee.

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    HOMER
    Jul 11, 2017 at 1:19 pm
    A worm comes out of the woodwork and starts advising the carpenter how to make furniture?
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      Raju Magudilu Rachaiah
      Jul 11, 2017 at 12:15 pm
      At the beginning or end, the viewers will see some printed message in small fonts saying that " It is a fiction and not related to anybody dead or alive and if it resembles it is only a coincidence" Matter is over! Therefore, see it as a fiction and don't bother about politics! If it gives some entertainment to different mindset of people, it is their satisfaction! The lady, who claims as Sanjay Gandhi's daughter, will only help the film maker to get some publicity!
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        Ravishanker Verma
        Jul 11, 2017 at 11:02 am
        I am not a fan nor supporter of Late Sanjay Gandhi but it pains me when such films are being made. Its definitely against Indian traditions to attack dead persons. Sanjay Gandhi was no doubt very tough and egoist.His penchant for sterlisation programmes and certain other excesses defamed and created fear psychosis among general masses during emergency period. But all these are history and should not be recalled quite often. His motives were fine but it ignored humanitarian angles while implementing them.
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          HateBigots
          Jul 11, 2017 at 11:47 am
          Let the country know the excesses committed by Congress in the emergency.
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            HOMER
            Jul 11, 2017 at 1:22 pm
            You say you are not a Sanjay Gandhi but defend him like he was your nephew! What tradition are you talking about? We have always been open and transparent. It's the Muslim and Christian way of hiding and suppressing truth!
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            Murlidhar
            Jul 11, 2017 at 10:41 am
            She is the proof that THIS family is a characterless family and they can do anything,needs no further proof.
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