The Delhi High Court today sought response from the producers and directors of Aamir Khan starrer film "PK" on a plea by a novelist accusing the makers of lifting certain portions from his book "Farishta" published in 2013.
Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani says that he has neither sold the rights of his film ‘PK’ for a Tamil version, nor is he planning to remake it. However, he has confessed that some people are in talks with him for a remake.
Film director Umesh Shukla, whose film "OMG - Oh My God!" raised questions on the commercialisation of religion back in 2012, defends "PK", saying any wrong aspects of religion must be condemned. He also says that by doing so, doesn't make filmmakers like him and Rajkumar Hirani "anti-religion".
Parts of Rajkumar Hirani's "PK", which questions people's blind faith in godmen, were shot at Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's ashram premises. When the filmmaker was questioned as to why he has thanked the spiritual leader in his film's credits, he says he's "only against fake gurus".
Despite all the controversies, Aamir Khan starrer PK has become a winner at the Box Office. The film that also stars Anushka Sharma , Sanjay Dutt , Sushant Singh Rajput and Saurabh Shukla has struck gold at the Box Office and has become the first Bollywood film ever to make Rs 300 crores!
Amidst controversy over Akhilesh Yadav watching allegedly a pirated copy of Amir Khan starrer film PK, the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister's office today termed as "baseless" the allegation and said the movie was downloaded through an authorised site.
Aamir Khan's movie "PK" will be exempted from tax in Bihar so that the poor can watch the film that exposes the fraud taking place in the name of religion, Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi announced Thursday.
Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor is a heartthrob of many girls. His female fan following has been a dedicated lot, ever since his debut in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Saawariya' in 2007. The latest buzz surrounding the actor these days, is that he is about to add some extra kilos for Sanjay Dutt's biopic.
Maharashtra CM Devender Fadnavis has said that the film PK will not be banned in the state. Fadnavis has stated that there are "No intentions of stopping the screening of a movie which is running in accordance with the law",
Congress leader Manish Tewarion Tuesday said the protests against Aamir Khan starrer 'PK' assaults the freedom of speech and expression, and questioned the silence of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government at the Centre.
Actor Aamir Khan’s recently released film ‘PK’ has seen a string of controversies and this has slightly affected the box office collection of the film in a few pockets and has also got police protection at theaters.
Bollywood actor Aamir Khan's latest film PK may have crossed Rs 200-crore mark at the domestic box office, but the Rajkumar Hirani directorial is facing ire of many religious outfits in cities like Agra and Bhopal.