Prakash Raj praised on Twitter. Shahrukh KhanThe film, which stars Deepika Padukone, John Abraham and Pathan, released on Wednesday, after which it faced boycott calls from a section of people, including politicians. In his latest tweet, the actor said that Shah Rukh is ‘back’ as he showered love on the Pathan team. He added the hashtag Besharam Rang in his tweet. The Pathan song was criticized by some for featuring Deepika in an orange swimsuit. Also read: Kangana Ranaut praises Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathan, says ‘Such films should be played’
Pathan was released in theaters on January 25, a day before Republic Day 2023. Taking to Twitter on the opening day of Pathan, Prakash Raj He tweeted, “Hey bigots boycott. Shhhhhh… hula bol (raise your voice) King Khan… Shah Rukh Khan is back… keep rocking Deepika Padukone, John Abraham and Team Pathan… “Even in December last year, Prakash had taken to Twitter to support Deepika, when her outfit in the song Besharam Rang was criticized by a section of people.
Reacting to his latest tweet, one Twitter user wrote, “Prakash Raj is the only actor, politician and activist, who takes others’ achievements as his own.” Another tweeted, “Boycott gang a. Crying in the corner. The King (Shah Rukh Khan) is back.” However, a section of Twitter users asked Prakash to prove his claim, with one tweet saying, “Can you please attach a screenshot of any theatre, where Pathan is running successfully?”
Calls for boycotts and protests by some political groups against Pathan, especially his song Besharam Rang, have been in the news. After the song’s music video was released Deepika PadukoneThe orange swimsuit – specifically its color – drew protests from various political groups in various parts of the country, as well as burning posters. Protests snowballed after Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra, among others, objected to Besharam Rang, when it was released in December 2022.
However, threats to stop screening and calls for boycotts have died down. PathanThe first day numbers look promising. According to a Box Office India report, “Pathan has recorded a phenomenal opening day at the box office as it ₹50-51 crore nett collection in its Hindi version, according to early estimates.” Earlier, trade analyst Taran Adarsh had told new agency PTI that Pathan would ‘revive Bollywood’ and for the film industry ‘ Will start the wonderful 2023.