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"Take Down Video Or …": Madhya Pradesh Minister Warns Sunny Leone

'Take Down Video Or ...': Madhya Pradesh Minister Warns Sunny Leone

Saregama Music on Wednesday launched its newest music video titled Madhuban, starring Sunny Leone


Madhya Pradesh Dwelling Minister Narottam Mishra has given Bollywood star Sunny Leone and music composer Saqib Toshi three days to take down a music video of the actor’s “obscene” dance to a track – “madhuban mein Radhika naache” – from the 1960 movie Kohinoor.

Mr Mishra – who provides Ms Leone to a rising record of manufacturers and inventive content material he deems objectionable and has threatened with authorized motion, together with a jewelry assortment by designer Sabyasachi – has claimed the video that accompanies the track hurts Hindu sentiments.

“Some folks constantly harm Hindu sentiments… there are temples for Radha (Lord Krishna’s spouse) … we pray to her. Saqib Toshi could make songs regarding his faith, however such songs offend us. I’ll take authorized recommendation and motion will likely be taken if the video isn’t taken down in three days,” he mentioned.

The Madhya Pradesh minister is not the one particular person demanding motion towards Ms Leone and Mr Toshi’s video; Hindu clergymen from Uttar Pradesh have additionally spoken out.

“We are going to go to court docket if the federal government doesn’t act towards the actress and ban her video album,” a Sant Naval Giri Maharaj from UP’s Vrindavan was quoted by information company PTI yesterday, demanding a public apology from Ms Leone earlier than she is ‘allowed to remain’ within the nation.

The track in query was launched by Saregama Music Wednesday and options Sunny Leone dancing to the track – seen by some as describing the love between Krishna and Radha – that has been sung by Kanika Kapoor and Arindam Chakraborty.

Earlier this month Narottam Mishra hit out at Congress chief Digvijaya Singh for his invitation to stand-up comics Kunal Kamra and Munawar Faruqui – who’ve confronted cancellation of exhibits after strain from the BJP and right-wing teams.

Final month Mr Mishra fired one other warning – to designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee – over a jewelry assortment he declared was “obscene”. The designer – a worldwide model – pulled promotional materials for his mangalsutra assortment after Mr Mishra threatened him with police motion.

Earlier than that Mr Mishra lashed out at a Karva Chauth advert from Dabur, considered one of India’s largest client manufacturers, and earlier additionally attacked Bollywood filmmaker Prakash Jha over the filming of an internet collection.

On that event Mr Mishra stopped simply in need of defending the violence that passed off on the units; males from Bajrang Dal – a right-wing group with ties to the ruling BJP – manhandled the movie crew.

With enter from PTI


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