John Abraham starrer Satyameva Jayate has landed itself in a soup even before the release of the film. According to ANI, the Milap Zaveri directorial has irked Shia community members, who claim that their religious sentiments have been hurt by a ‘maatam’ (mourning) clip shown in the film.
Following a complaint against the film by BJP Minority Morcha general secretary Syed Ali Jaffry, the Dabeerpura police on Sunday filed a case against the movie for allegedly offending the religious sentiments of the group under section 295 (A) of IPC, reported New Indian Express.
Hyderabad: Case registered against upcoming Bollywood movie Satyameva Jayate by Shiya community members on charges of hurting religious sentiments in connection with a ‘Maatam’ (mourning) clipping shown in the movie
— ANI (@ANI) July 30, 2018
Satyameva Jayate stars John Abraham, Manoj Bajpayee, Amruta Khanvilkar, Aisha Sharma and Tota Roy Chowdhury among others in significant roles. The movie has been written and directed by Milap Zaveri. Satyameva Jayate has been produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Monisha Advani, Madhu Bhojwani, and Nikkhil Advani. The film will release on August 15, 2018 along with the Akshay Kumar starrer Gold.