'Sadak 2' poster: Complaint filed against Alia, Mahesh Bhatt for hurting Hindu sentiments

WION Web Team New Delhi, India Jul 03, 2020, 03.39 PM(IST)

'Sadak 2' poster Photograph:( Twitter )

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'Sadak 2' features Alia Bhatt, Pooja Bhatt, Sanjay Dutt and Aditya Roy Kapur. 

A complaint was filed before a court in Muzaffarpur in Bihar on Thursday against filmmakers Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt, besides actor Alia Bhatt, who have been accused of “hurting Hindu sentiments” through a poster of their upcoming venture 'Sadak 2'.

The complaint was lodged by Acharya Chandra Kishore Parashar, a resident of Sikandarpur locality of Muzaffarpur, through his advocate Sonu Kumar. Alia Bhatt, father Mahesh trolled for 'Sadak 2' poster

Chief Judicial Magistrate Mukesh Kumar fixed July 8 as the next date of hearing in the case, lodged under IPC sections 295A (deliberately outraging religious feelings) and 120B (criminal conspiracy).

The complainant has taken exception to the use of an image of Kailash Mansarovar in the poster of 'Sadak 2', which is said to be a sequel of 1991 blockbuster 'Sadak'.

Produced by Mukesh Bhatt, the movie also marks the return of his elder brother Mahesh Bhatt as director after a hiatus of more than two decades.

Besides the director’s daughter Alia Bhatt, 'Sadak 2' also stars Pooja Bhatt and Sanjay Dutt, both of whom had played the lead roles in Sadak. Mahesh Bhatt's film 'Sadak 2' to premiere directly on OTT platform