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Akhilesh Yadav takes dig at BJP over Pathaan’s success

SP Supremo Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party over the roaring success of Shah Rukh Khan- starrer ‘Pathaan’. “Pathaan getting a superhit film is the palm of a positive testament in India and the world. It’s the general public’s befitting reply to BJP’s negative politics ”, the former Uttar Pradesh chief minister tweeted.

Directed by Siddharth Anand, the asset suspenser has managed to troll in nearly ₹ 300 crore at the box office and is anticipated to shatter further records.

The film had landed in contestation before its release, with several right sect outfits expostulating to the saffron bikini worn by Deepika Padukone in a song sequence. BJP leaders including Narottam Mishra and Ram Kadam had indicted the makers of hurting religious sentiments.

Just days before of the release of the movie, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the BJP workers and leaders to refrain from making gratuitous reflections on pictures, saying similar inapplicable issues put the party’s development docket on the backburner. However, the boycott call failed to dent Pathaan’s run at the theatres as it shattered records ever since it released on January 25. The film has collected a whopping worldwide collection of ₹ 542 crore in the once fivedays.

Source: Yashraj Films

During an event history, Shah Rukh Khan addressed the contestation which had hit the film before its release. “ We’re all playing characters to make you happy. However, none of them are meant to hurt any sentiment or anybody, If we say effects in the film. It’s just entertainment”, he said.

Khan, who returned to the tableware screen after a long gap of four times, plays a asset who’s assigned to stop a mischief- asset Jim (John Abraham) from executing a deadly attack on India. Deepika Padukone plays a former agent of Pakistan’s asset agency ISI. The film also features Salman Khan in a gem part, who reprises his part of Tiger.

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