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SGPC Objects to A Scene in Anurag Kashyap Directed Sacred Games 2; Seeks Immediate Removal

August 21, 2019 | By

Chandigarh: Controversial film director Anurag Kashyap has once again invited the wrath of Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee. SGPC chief secretary Roop Singh has demanded removal of an objectionable scene from web-series Sacred Games (Season 2) released on online streaming service Netflix on August 15.

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Roop Singh said that there is a scene where Saif Ali Khan who is playing a Sikh character in Sacred Games 2 throws away “Kara” in sea. He maintained that the scene has hurt Sikh sentiments and must be removed from the drama.

Anurag Kashyap (C) [File Photos]

Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president and Delhi MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa took to Twitter on Tuesday and shared a clip of a scene from the show in which the actor is seen throwing away his kara.

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“I wonder why Bollywood continues to disrespect our religious symbols! Anurag Kashyap (film-maker) deliberatly puts this scene in ‘Sacred Games 2’ where Saif Ali Khan throws his Kada in sea! A Kada is not an ordinary ornament. It’s the pride of Sikhs and a blessing of Guru Sahib,” he wrote.

It is notable that Anurag Kashyap had earlier courted controversy for his film Manmarziyaan which carried many objectionable scenes films on Sikh characters.

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