After ban in Uttarakhand, Kedarnath has landed in legal soup as case has been filed against it in a local court at Jaunpur district of Uttar Pradesh. The movie is set against the backdrop of 2013 devastating Uttarakhand deluge.
The film which depicts the love story of a Muslim porter and a Hindu girl is the debut of Sara Ali Khan, daughter of actress Amrita Singh and Saif Ali Khan. Sushant Singh Rajput, Sara Ali Khan and director Abhishek Kapoor have been named in the petition filed before the court of Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (ACJM-II)
The petitioner, also a lawyer, has been represented by two lawyers Ravindra Vikram Singh and Himanshu Srivastava in the case who have pleaded before the court that a love story has been shown in the film at the time of the natural calamity of 2013 which killed thousands.
The petitioner has objected to the film due to a variety of reasons including its passionate love scenes and alleged promotion of love jihad, obscene dance sequences in the backdrop of a major disaster, scars of which are still afresh in the minds of the victims and their families. The court has fixed January 17 as the next date of hearing.
(With IANS inputs)
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