Durg-Bhilai: Attempts to raise protests against the screening of SRK and Deepika Padukone starrer Pathaan were foiled at Supela in Durg-Bhilai district after the authorities of Venkateshwara Talkies taking cognizance of the heated atmosphere informed the Supela PS on Tuesday night.
According to sources, posters of the film put up by theatre authorities were torn by Bajrang Dal activists following which police were informed and security personnel were deployed at the theatre. Under the leadership of TI Durgesh Sharma, a team of police personnel has been constantly monitoring the crowd for a seamless flow of the screening.
Security is heightened in across theatres in Raipur, Telibandha, Pandri, and other places.
Pathaan ever since the release of its first song has been battling controversies s an calls for a ban. Beginning with the saffron bikini in the Besharm Rang song- the CBFC directed the makers to do appropriate changes in the movie in accordance with the board guidelines. However, the makers have decided to retain the outfit.