During one of his earlier interviews wherein he announced officially that he is going to play the role of Ravan in Adipurush which has an ensemble star cast of Prabhas as Ram and Kriti Sanon as Sita, He had ended up making a controversial statement about how within this film they will try to show humane side of Ravan and also prove that Ravan abducting Sita was logical and this statement of his set the social media on fire where desi netizens and social media users started slamming him brutally and even if this wasn’t enough, he later apologized for it but now its troubled times ahead as Saif lands in legal trouble post controversial Ravan statement.
With Saaho (2019) fame global and pan Indian superstar Prabhas playing character of Ram and Housefull 4 (2019) fame Kriti Sanon playing role of Sita and Saif portraying the cunning character of Ravan in this mega budget historical period drama film Adipurush, it is surely being touted as one of the most eagerly anticipated releases of next year but post Saif’s earlier interview wherein he made the controversy stirring statement about Ravan things have gone for a toss for him where now Saif lands in legal trouble post controversial Ravan statement.
Apparently, his statement that they will try showing a real humane side of Ravan and will also prove why Sita’s abduction by Ravan was logical didn’t settle down well with a section of our netizens on social media especially desi ones who then incessantly trolled and bashed him for his statement with getting trends like #Arrest_Saif_Ali_Khan on twitter in trending even after he apologized for same and now things have taken a legal turn totally wherein Saif lands in legal trouble post controversial ravan statement.
As per recent news updates, a case has been filed against Saif and film director Om Raut in this regard whereby an advocate has filed a plea in court of Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (ACJM) in Uttar Pradesh’s Jaunpur district wherein the official petition clearly states that the plaintiff has deep and irrevocable faith in ‘Sanatan Dharma’. It furthermore also mentioned that the plaintiff has placed allegations citing that Saif’s statement highlights and depicts a negative side of Sanatan Dharma and has also hurt the religious sentiments.
According to the latest media reports, the case is going to be heard on 23rd December this year. Meanwhile, during his recent interview, Saif had already apologized for his statement and said, “I’ve been made aware that one of my statements during an interview, has caused controversy and hurt people’s sentiments. This was never my intention or meant that way. I would like to sincerely apologise to everybody and withdraw my statement. Lord Ram has always been the symbol of Righteousness & Heroism for me. Adipurush is about celebrating the victory of good over evil and the entire team is working together to present the epic without any distortions”.