Indu Sarkar row: Congress workers stage protest

Prime News, National, Pune, July 15:- Director Madhur Bhandarkar of Indu Sarkar has called off a press conference due to Congress party workers protests at a hotel in Pune.

The film Indu Sarkar is set against the backdrop of the Emergency has run into controversies. A legal notice was sent to him by a woman who claims to be Sanjay Gandhi’s daughter and Bhandarkar has said that formal reply has been sent to her.

The legal notice alleged that the trailer of the film was misleading in its portrayal of the late Congress leader. The film has also run into trouble with the CBFC which has demanded 14 cuts.

Director said that he will insert a disclaimer in “Indu Sarkar”, stating that the film, which is set against the backdrop of the Emergency, is mostly fictional.

The filmmaker said due to the controversy, the real story of “Indu Sarkar” was getting lost. The film stars Neil Nitin Mukesh, Anupam Kher and Bengali actor Tota Roy Chowdhury.
-(NAV, Inputs: Agencies)

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