Bhopal: Vishvas Sarang, the education minister of Madhya Pradesh, on Tuesday, wrote a letter to the Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Anurag Thakur to ban the upcoming film ‘Thank God’ staring Ajay Devgn and Sidharth Malhotra.
BJP leader, Vishvas Sarang, in his letter, claimed that the film ‘Thank God’ has showcased an inappropriate depiction of Chitragupta, a Hindu deity who, according to mythology the god of death.
The minister stated, Chitragupta is shown as someone surrounded by “half naked” women.
केंद्रीय सूचना एवं प्रसारण मंत्री श्री @ianuragthakur जी को पत्र लिखकर फिल्म ‘थैंक गॉड’ को बैन किए जाने के संबंध में आग्रह किया।
फिल्म में कायस्थ समाज के आराध्य देव श्री चित्रगुप्त जी पर आपत्तिजनक दृश्य व अभद्र टिप्पणी की गई है।
जिसका समाज घोर विरोध करता है।#Boycott_ThankGodMovie pic.twitter.com/gH8CsekTWY
— Vishvas Kailash Sarang (@VishvasSarang) September 18, 2022
An official statement from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is still awaited.
‘Thank God’ is a family-drama, helmed by Indra Kumar and stars Ajay Devgn, Sidharth Malhotra and Rakul Preet Singh in the lead role.
The film showcases the story of a common man, character played by Sidharth Malhotra who is almost dead after an accident and enters a world between life and death, where he meets Chirtagupta, character played by Ajay Devgn who plays a game of quiz with Sidharth Malhotra, which he calls the ‘Game of Life’.