Ajay Devgn and Sidharth Malhotra starrer Thank God landed in controversies and legal issues before the release of the film. The storyline of the film made the audience upset already while the makers aimed to entertain them. After cases have been filed against Thank God, producer Anand Pandit reacted to it.
Anand Pandit has backed films like Sarkar 3, PM Narendra Modi, The Big Bull, and the latest Raksha Bandhan to name a few. He has now cashed in Indra Kumar’s directorial Thank God. The film is touted to be a family entertainer with a peal of fun laughter. The film showcase the modern avatar of Chitragupt unfortunately, this hurt sentiment of Hindu citizens.
Chitragupt is said to be a record keeper of human deeds in heaven as per Indian mythology. Kayastha community worships Lord Chitragupt. Hence, an advocate Himanshu Srivastava filed a case against the film. While MP education minister Vishwas Sarang urged for a ban over Thank God. Multiple People from various communities pulled the movie into controversies before its release.
Earlier, Himanshu Srivastava filed a complaint accusing Ajay of using “poor jokes” and objectionable words” in the film. He claimed, Chitragupta is regarded as the Lord of Karma and keeps a record of a man’s good and bad deeds. Such depiction of Gods can create an unpleasant situation since it hurts religious sentiments.
Madhya Pradesh education minister Vishvas Sarang is upset with what has been depicted in the movie. He requested the ban of Thank God and for the same, he wrote a letter to the Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Anurag Thakur.
Film producer and distributor Anand Pandit reacted to the legal issues. Clearing the air he said, “In ‘Thank God’ there is nothing about Hindu gods or deities. This is a beautiful message to all humankind. Once you watch the film, then you will know that there’s nothing about the derogation of deities. And yes, we never care about trolls, but we respect the sentiments of people.”
Thank God is directed by Indra Kumar and produced by Bhushan Kumar and Krishan Kumar under the banner of TSeries and Maruti International. The family entertainer will be released in cinemas on October 25 and will clash with Akshay Kumar’s Ram Setu.