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Adipurush: Prabhas's 'Adipurush' banned in Kathmandu, dispute over birthplace of Mother Sita

Pankaj Prasad
Adipurush banned in Kathmandu
Adipurush banned in Kathmandu

Prabhas, Kriti Sanon and Saif Ali Khan starrer 'Adipurush' has been released in theaters on June 16.

Film maker Om Raut's film 'Adipurush' has been released in theaters on June 16. The film where doing well at the box office. On the other hand, huge protest is being expressed regarding 'Adipurush'. On social media, users are expressing their reaction about the film, while many Bollywood celebs are also giving their reaction about the film. Prabhas, Kriti Sanon and Saif Ali Khan starrer is being criticized by many.

Controversy over the birthplace of Mother Sita

Meanwhile, there is news that a decision has been taken to ban Adipurush in Kathmandu. Yes, there was a dispute regarding the birthplace of Mother Sita. Well, as per the epic she was born in Nepal which was not mentioned in the movie. The mayor of Kathmandu, Balen Shah, said that the film would not be allowed to be screened in the Kathmandu Valley and gave a written instruction to all cinema halls in the city that, until the scene was removed, the film would not be shown in any other city. This film will not be shown in the hall either.

Objection to the dialogues of the film

Let us tell you that till now Adipurush has been banned only in Kathmandu, but it is feared that soon the film may be banned all over Nepal. The mayor of Kathmandu has called Adipurush offensive against the sentiments of Hindus. Mother Sita's birthplace is in Mithila which is now in Nepal. Many people have come in support of this decision. From general public to popular celebs have commented on Adipurush so far. At the same time, many people have raised objections regarding this film. Questions are being raised from the dialogues of the film to the clothes of the actors.