Om Raut’s ‘Adipurush’ where Saif Ali Khan‘s recent comments on his character Lankeshwar in an interview with Mumbai Mirror had stated that the movie will make Raavan humane and justify his abduction of Sita. That one assertion Saif triggered an uproar on Twitter, with netizens demanding his removal and an entire ban on the movie.
After receiving strong criticism form the netizens , Saif has lastly issued a press release where he solely apologised for hurting individuals’s sentiments but in addition retracted his earlier comments. Read what Saif stated.
In ‘Adipurush’, Prabhas will playing the role of Rama and Saif as Lankesh, the evil king of Lanka. Saif in an interview with told Mumbai Mirror, “It’s interesting to play a demon king, less strictures in that. But we will make him humane, up the Entertainment quotient, justify his abduction of Sita and the war with Ram as revenge for what was done to his sister Surpanakha by Lakshman, who cut off her nose.” .
Saif launched a press release after being comment on Raavan, that reads, “I’ve been made aware that one of my statements during an interview, has caused a controversy and hurt people’s sentiments. This was never my intention or meant that way. I would like to sincerely apologise to everybody and withdraw my statement.”
Saif additional added, “Lord Ram has always been the symbol of Righteousness & Heroism for me. Adipurush is about celebrating the victory of good over evil and the entire team is working together to present the epic without any distortions.”