As the movie is one of the highly awaited films of the year, the launch was a grand one at an IMAX theatre in Mumbai.
Speaking about Zero, the film has Shahrukh Khan playing the role of Bauua Singh, a vertically challenged man. Anushka Sharma essays the role of a specially-abled girl. "We trust you (MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa) will appreciate our stand that any concern this may have caused is completely inadvertent", the statement continued to read. The complaint has been filed with SHO, North Avenue in New Delhi.More news: [Exclusive]: Nokia 9 renders and 360-degree video
The Akali Dal legislator told the police that according to the Sikh Rehat Maryada only an Amritdhari Sikh can wear Gatra Kirpan. "The filmmakers have been careful not to hurt the feelings of any community including the Sikh community".
In the complaint, Sirsa alleged that in the promo of the film, Shah Rukh has been shown wearing "Gatra Kirpan" (Article of Sikh Faith) in their film promo which has created an outrage among Sikh community worldwide.More news: Redskins' 3rd-down performance vs. Falcons is jaw dropping when illustrated
This has offended members of the Sikh Sangat and they have complained to the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC).
Directed by Aanand L Rai, Zero is scheduled for release on December 21.More news: Calls To Recognise War Veterans On All Forms Of Transport In Australia
He also requested the authorities that the promo of the upcoming movie Zero showing actor Shah Rukh Khan wearing Gatra Kirpan, should be stopped without any further delay. Now, the makers of Zero have issued a statement to clarify that the film or the makers have no intention to hurt any religious sentiments.