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Nepal Threatens To Ban Adipurush , Issue resolved The Film Opens In Nepal




Nepal has taken acute umbrage  to a dialogue in the trailer  of  Om Raut’s  Adipurush describing  Sita Maa  as  the daughter of India,when as per Valmiki’s  epic Ramayan she was born in Jankapurin  Nepal

 In a  curt Facebook post  the Kathmandu Metropolitan City Mayor Balen Shah  wrote  in Nepali that  until and unless the statement ‘Janki is the daughter of India’  in   ‘Adipurush’ is removed  , no Hindi film will be allowed to run in the Kathmandu Metropolitan City.

Acting in panic, the  producers  of Adipurush have removed  have quickly removed the  offending dialogue from  the film.  But this seems  to be  a case of applying a bandaid  on a gaping wound. The film is  filled  with  many  ‘factually incorrect’ plot points  that will be outed  in the coming hours, days  and  week.

In the meanwhile, the film has opened in Nepal  and Kathmandu as per schedule on Friday morning.

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