While the talented actor Saif Ali Khan is all set to play the antagonist in the much-hyped Om Raut directorial ‘Adipurush’, featuring south superstar Prabhas as Lord Rama, he landed himself in a most unwelcome controversy.
opened up about his character in his recent interview, the 50-year-old actor revealed that their film would show the humane side of Ravana. Further, the ‘Tashan’ actor stated that justify the abduction of Sita and war with Lord Rama, as revenge on Lakshmana who cut off his sister Surpanakha’s nose.
In minutes, social media flooded with posts from the irked netizens who demanded the director to replace Saif in the film. The actor has been trending on Twitter with fans demanding the makers to replace him.
#WakeUpOmRaut and #ReplaceSaifasLankesh have been trending on Twitter on Saturday. The hashtag soon turned interesting with netizens making suggestions for the replacement.
#SaifAliKhan names his child after a cruel ruler Taimur.
He quoted that there was no concept of “India”before Britishers.
The final nail in the coffin is him justifying abduction of Maa Sita by Ravan.#RemoveSaifSaveAdipurush pic.twitter.com/wmsktwdMHO
— Saffron Girl 🚩 (@Saffron_Girll) December 5, 2020
— Koushik Prabha (@Koushiktweetz) December 5, 2020
— Creator Prabhas (@creator_prabhas) December 5, 2020
"We will make Ravan humane, justify his abduction of Sita"
we sing the Shiva Tandav Strotram even which is written by Ravana. Butabducting Sita was never condoned.
SPARE US THIS АSNINЕ WOKEISM
— ⍣ ⍢ ☄ Flux™ 🚩🇮🇳 (@Gooner_sagar) December 5, 2020
Adipurush is a period drama set 7,000 years ago and will be directed by Tanhaji fame Om Raut. Saif will be reuniting with Tseries Bhushan Kumar and director Om Raut for the second time with the film.