Ranbir Kapoor starrer ‘Sanju’ is one of the much-awaited films of the year. Well, before getting release, the film has embroiled in legal troubles.
Yes, If reports are to be believed, a complaint has been filed against Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanju with the Central Board of Film Certification.
In his complaint, filed by activist Prithvi Mhaske, he has raised an objection on the “toilet leakage scene in the barrack of jail picturised in the movie.”
Dated June 11 and addressed to Prasoon Joshi, Chairman (CBFC) and the makers of the film and Ranbir Kapoor, the letter stated, “In the trailer of the movie we have seen a scene that Sanjay Dutt was in such a barrack of a jail in which the toilet overflowed. As per the information available, the government and jail authorities are taking a very well care of all the barracks of the jails. We never heard any such incidents anywhere. Earlier as well many movies were released based on the gangsters wherein the jails were covered but never had seen such incidents.”
“This particular scene will make a bad impression about the jails and jails authorities of the Indians (sic),” it added. “If there is no action about the same by you then we are left with no option to approach the honourable court to put stay on the release of the movie (sic),” the letter concluded.
The trailer which released on May 30 shows Ranbir Kapoor in a prison uniform inside his cell when suddenly the toilet starts overflowing and floods his cell.
Sanju traces the life of Sanjay Dutt from his rise to fall and rise again. Dutt has been controversy’s favourite child for a really long time. For illegal possessing arms, he was sentenced to prison.
The biopic also stars Anushka Sharma, Paresh Rawal, Manisha Koirala, Karishma Tanna, Vicky Kaushal, Dia Mirza and Jim Sarbh.
The film is slated to release on June 29, 2018.