Akshay Kumar-star ‘Prithviraj’ name changed to ‘Samrat Prithviraj’


Poster of Samrat Prithviraj with Akshay Kumar, Manushi Chillar

The title of Bollywood star Akshay Kumar’s upcoming film ‘Prithviraj’ has been changed. The film is now called “Samrat Prithviraj”, according to a letter published by Yash Raj Films. The letter was sent to Shree Rajput Karni Sena. The move comes after Public Interest Litigation (PIL) by Shree Rajput Karni Sena, through Attorney Raghavendra Mehrotra.

The letter reads: “We, Yash Raj Films Private Limited, have been one of the leading production houses and distribution companies since its inception in the 1970s and continue to grow as one of the largest studios of Indian cinema. We have produced some of the most iconic films in the history of Indian cinema and have a goodwill of over 50 years in the entertainment industry.”

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Prithviraj changed to Samrat Prithviraj

“We are committed to continuously creating and producing content for the enjoyment of all audiences.”

“The letter further said, ‘We sincerely appreciate your efforts to alert us to your grievance regarding the current title of the film, and assure you that we do not, and do not, intend to hurt the feelings of anybody. ) or disrespecting the late king and warrior, Prithviraj Chauhan.

“In fact, we wish to celebrate his bravery, his achievements and his contribution to the history of our nation through this film.”

“In accordance with multiple rounds of discussions between us, and to peacefully and amicably resolve the grievance raised, we will change the title of the film to ‘Samrat Prithviraj’.

“We are very grateful for the mutual agreement reached between us that you no longer have any objections regarding our film and that all the other points you raised earlier are no longer a point of contention between us. We thank Shri Rajput Karni Sena and his members for understanding our good intentions regarding the depiction of the great warrior in the film.”