'Hinduphobic Anurag Basu' traits on social media, director slammed for allegedly hurting spiritual sentiments

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‘Hinduphobic Anurag Basu’ traits on social media& 

Key Highlights

  • Netizens trended ‘Hinduphobic Anurag Basu’ and accused the fimmaker of “demeaning” a Ramleela scene in his movie Ludo
  • The scene options Rajkummar Rao as Ravana’s sister Surpanakha and present the encounter with Lord Rama
  • Anurag has been alleged of wounding spiritual sentiments

Bollywood filmmaker Anurag Basu’s newest movie Ludo was lately launched on-line. Featuring an ensemble forged of Abhishek Bachchan, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sanya Malhotra, Rohit Saraf, Pankaj Tripathi, Rajkummar Rao, and Fatima Sana Shaikh, amongst others, the dark-comedy-crime movie acquired primarily optimistic critiques from the critics and viewers alike. While there have been individuals who praised the anthology, a piece of the society was actually sad with a number of facets of the movie. 

Earlier today, a number of netizens took to Twitter and expressed their anger towards filmmaker Anurag Basu for allegedly hurting spiritual sentiments. They even began a hashtag ‘Hinduphobic Anurag Basu’ and accused him of “demeaning” a Ramleela scene within the movie, starring Rajkummar.

The scene options Rajkummar as Ravana’s sister Surpanakha and the encounter with Lord Rama. Netizens shared the actual scene on-line and targetted Anurag for a similar.

“Ludo directed by #Hinduphobic_AnuragBasu chooses to depict our gods in such a demeaning manner. We have just seen how a cartoon led to #Parisbehading and worldwide protests Would Anurag Basu ever show such scenes of other religions and dream of being untouched?” tweeted one person. 

Another person accused Anurag of “mocking” Hinduism. “The two and a half hour film ‘Ludo’ has the same objective. Straightforward ridicule of Hinduism. Symbolically, the entire film attempts to hurt Hindu culture,” wrote the person. 

Another acknowledged thay “mocking Hindu belief” shouldn’t be the one method to make individuals chuckle. Check out some extra reactions. 

“The entertainment industry has long since stopped being solely about entertainment and certainly has as much to do with propaganda these days. Targeted mockery and insults directed towards the Hindu faith has been the norm rather,” learn one tweet. 

Meanwhile, Anurag is but to react to the allegations made towards him by social media customers. 


After Ludo, Anurag will now collaborate with producer Bhushan Kumar for his subsequent. 

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