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Akshay Kumar’s Prithviraj is now Samrat Prithviraj after Karni Sena’s objections

The makers of Akshay Kumar-starrer Prithviraj have modified the movie’s title after going through criticism from Shree Rajput Karni Sena, a Rajasthan-based organisation that had beforehand disrupted the discharge of the 2018 movie Padmaavat. Yash Raj Films mentioned on Friday that they didn’t intend to harm any non secular sentiments and have determined to rename the movie Samrat Prithviraj. Also Read| Prithviraj trailer: Akshay Kumar’s Samrat and tales of his valour win over Manushi Chillar’s Sanyogita. Watch

Karni Sena had lately filed a PIL demanding the makers so as to add Samrat earlier than Prithviraj’s title within the movie’s title to respect the stature of the Twelfth-century ruler, and had threatened to boycott the movie in Rajasthan if their calls for should not met. YRF replied to a letter despatched to them by Karni Sena on Friday, by which they revealed that they’re agreeing to the demand.

The letter learn, “We sincerely appreciate your effort in alerting us about your grievance in relation to the current title of the Film, and assure you that we did not, and do not, intend to hurt the sentiments of any person(s) or disrespect the late king and warrior, Prithviraj Chauhan. In fact, we wish to celebrate his bravery, achievements, and contribution to our nation’s history, through this Film.”

It added, “As per the multiple rounds of discussions between us, and to peacefully and amicably resolve the raised grievance, we will change the title of the film to Samrat Prithviraj. We are highly appreciative of the mutual agreement reached between us that you have no further objections with regards to our film and that all other points raised by you earlier are no longer a point of contention between us.”

YRF additionally thanked Karni Sena for understanding their ‘good intentions,’ including that they’re ‘grateful’ for the organisation’s full assist for launch of the movie.

Prithviraj, directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi, stars Akshay Kumar within the title function of king Prithviraj Chauhan of the Chauhan dynasty, and can revolve round The First Battle of Tarain, by which he confronted Muhammad Ghori of Ghurid dynasty. Former Miss World Manushi Chillar, who is making her Bollywood debut with the movie, will star reverse Akshay as Sanyogita. It additionally stars Sanjay Dutt, Manav Vij, Sonu Sood, and Ashutosh Rana. The movie is scheduled for launch on June 3 in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu languages.

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