The Bollywood prince Saif Ali Khan blames politics for fueling controversies regarding his upcoming movie ” Aarakshan”, which is going to hit theaters on 12 August, this Friday.
He says, people craving for political glory are trying to frame his picture with many rumors and bake their own cakes. The actor is very furious with the ways the picture is being portrayed. Aarkhsan, is a movie based on caste-based reservations being in practice in Indian education.
The actor emphasizes that his thoughts regarding quota system have undergone a major changes after doing this movie. However, he is shocked to see many controversies coming up from the people, who have not even seen the movie yet.
According to Saif, Arakshan aims to create awareness among people and is quite far from sensationalization. Khan is very happy with the fact that the Censor Board has cleared the movie without any cuts and also given a U/A certificate and takes it as a direct indicator that Arakshan is a clean movie. He appeals to audience not to be affected by the rumors and deal tactfully wit them. Directed by Prakash Jha, “Aarakshan”, the movie is also figuring Amitabh Bachchan, Manoj Bajpayee, Deepika Padukone and Prateik.
Recently, a political party– Republican Party of India (RPI), attacked director Prakash Jha’s home. Backward caste people also made a noise over Saif playing a Dalit [downtrodden] character as the hero belongs to a royal family in real life.