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Twitterati fume over Sikh leaders demanding removal of 'Kaur' from Sunny Leone biopic, Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story

The actor is getting into more controversies for the surname 'Kaur' being used in the title of the web series.

Written by: India TV Buzz Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: July 18, 2018 16:29 IST ]
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Karenjit Kaur who is best known by her stage name, Sunny Leone has recently been the talk-of-the-town for her web series -Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story. The Canada-born Indian actress and

model is getting into more controversies for the surname 'Kaur' being used in the title of the web series.

One of the members of Akali Dal, a political party, Manjinder Sirsa asked for the removal of the title ‘Kaur’ from the series.

Sirsa told ANI that, “We have no objection with her profession, it’s her personal life. Our only objection is simply that we want them to remove the surname ‘Kaur’ because when she herself had earlier dropped ‘Kaur’ from her name then why it is being used now? We have urged the Chairman of Essel Group, Subash Chandra, to immediately remove it or face the consequences."

Aditya Datt, the director of the series who made his directorial debut with Aashiq Banaya Aapne, is in support of the actress whereas few Sikh community members in India undoubtedly seems upset with the biopic web series questioning the title.

Here are few twitter reactions regarding the issue.

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