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Prithviraj Title Stays  Unchanged




There were reports  some  days ago that Yash Raj Films has given  into the pressures of the Karni Seva—the same militant outfit that had persuaded  Sanjay Leela  Bhansali to change the  title  of  Padmavati  to  Padmaavat—and has decided to change the title  of  Prithviraj to Samrat Prithviraj.

However  just  minutes  ago,  a  source very close to the film who wished to remain  unnamed informed me that the title  won’t change.

“How  much  will our film industry  succumb to these bullying  tactics from militant outfits who have made  protests against  Hindi films a thriving cottage industry?We  did consider changing the title. But then we saw nothing  disrespectful in calling the  film Prithviraj.Richard Attenborough called his film Gandhididn’t he? By not prefixing  the title  with ‘Mahatma’ did he mean any disrespect?” the source  informs.

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