‘Zero’ is a film, which is in news for one reason or the other. The Shah Rukh Khan starrer film’s trailer got a brilliant response and everyone is eagerly awaiting the release. But, in a country like India, somebody’s religious sentiments will get hurt inadvertently. Now, the makers of ‘Zero‘ have issued a clarification regarding the complaint they received for hurting Sikh sentiments.

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As per the report in PinkVilla, The statement reads, “The concern is duly noted and we wish to respectfully clarify that the film does not depict a Kirpan but in fact has used what is commonly known as a Katar. The filmmakers have been careful not to hurt the feelings of any community including the Sikh community.”

The statement further reads, ‘The film is about celebrating incompleteness and to tell a heartfelt story. We trust you (MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa) will appreciate our stand that any concern this may have caused is completely inadvertent.” Read the complete statement below:

The whole controversy had erupted when the poster of the film which featured Shah Rukh on Facebook, Delhi MLA Manjinder S Sirsa took to Facebook and wrote a post demanding apology for hurting Sikh sentiments.

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The film also stars Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma. It is slated to hit screens on December 21, 2018. Bollywood as an industry is a soft target and many films in the past have faced this issue. Let’s hope makers and aggrieved party sort out their issues and film gets a scheduled release.

Also Read: Complaint filed against Shah Rukh’s ‘Zero’ for hurting sentiments of the Sikh community

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