Watch as a fan of the VHP burns a poster in Bangalore during a protest against the SRK movie Pathaan

Watch as a fan of the VHP burns a poster in Bangalore during a protest against the SRK movie Pathaan

One of the most anticipated movies of the year is Pathaan, starring Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, and John Abraham. Pathaan debuted in theaters today, and based on the quantity of advance booking, it is predicted to be a financial success. However, demonstrations against Pathaan have also begun.

Bengaluru residents are protesting Pathaan. Supporters of the VHP (Vishwa Hindu Parishad) displayed "Boycott Pathaan" banners on the streets of Bangalore. Protesters gathered outside movie theaters to demand a boycott of the movie in the viral video. "Karnataka: VHP (Vishwa Hindu Parishad) followers protest against the premiere of Shah Rukh Khan's movie "Pathaan" in Bangalore, burn posters," said the headline from a news source that reported the story.


In addition to Bengaluru, there was a sizable demonstration against Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone's movie Pathan in Indore before to the movie's showing at the upscale Sapna Sangeeta Multiplex. According to the source, when the audience who had reserved in advance arrived to attend the play, there was a great commotion by activists of Hindu organizations and Bajrang Dal, and as a result, the operators decided to cancel the event. Hindu organizations protested against the release of Pathan yesterday in Pune as well.

Shah Rukh Khan's first major motion picture in more than four years is Pathaan. John Abraham is a featured actor in the action thriller, which is helmed by Siddharth Aanand. The movie is slated to hit theaters on January 25, 2023. Along with Hindi, it will also be released in Tamil and Telugu dubs. The movie will run on more than 2500 screens abroad alone and will open in a record-breaking 100+ countries.