The much-awaited movie “RRR,” directed by S.S. Rajamouli, has been in the news ever since it was announced. The movie is one of the most expensive Indian films ever made and features an ensemble cast of popular actors. However, recently, the movie has been in the news for a different reason – the producers have filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Telangana High Court.
The PIL has been filed to seek the intervention of the High Court to ensure a smooth release of the movie. The producers of the movie have requested the court to direct the Telangana government to provide protection to the movie theatres screening the movie. The petition also seeks to prevent any disruption or protests that may occur during the release of the movie.
The reason behind this PIL is that the movie has been at the center of controversy for a while. The film is set in the pre-independence era and features two popular Telugu freedom fighters, Alluri Sitarama Raju and Komaram Bheem. The movie has received criticism from certain groups who allege that the movie portrays the freedom fighters in a negative light. There have been calls for a boycott of the movie, and some groups have threatened to disrupt the movie’s release.
The producers of the movie have taken the necessary precautions to ensure a smooth release, but they are concerned about the safety of the audience and the theatres. The PIL filed in the Telangana High Court is an attempt to address these concerns and seek the court’s intervention to ensure that the movie is released without any disruption.
The producers have also stated that the movie has been made with the utmost respect for the freedom fighters and that there is no intention to hurt anyone’s sentiments. They have urged the public to watch the movie and judge for themselves.
The Telangana High Court has agreed to hear the PIL and has directed the state government to respond to the petition. The court has also directed the police department to ensure the safety and security of the movie theatres during the release of the movie.
The filing of a PIL before the release of a movie is not new in India. In the past, many movies have faced similar challenges, with some even being banned in certain states. However, in recent years, the courts have taken a more balanced approach and have attempted to ensure that the freedom of expression is not curtailed while also ensuring that public order is maintained.
In conclusion, the filing of a PIL by the producers of the movie “RRR” in the Telangana High Court is an attempt to ensure a smooth release of the movie. The movie has been at the center of controversy, and the producers are concerned about the safety of the audience and the theatres. The court’s intervention is necessary to ensure that the freedom of expression is not curtailed, and public order is maintained. It remains to be seen how the court will respond to the petition and whether the movie will be released without any disruption.