FIR against Sunny Deol for using abusive language in ‘Mohalla Assi’


Bollywood actor Sunny Deol, who was away from limelight for a long time, is back with his comeback film, ‘Mohalla Assi’. The trailer of the film was unveiled recently and it invited loads of criticism for the use of abusive language in the film.

Complainant Sarvajan Jagruti Sanstha has filed complaint with Varanasi police and alleged that the film has violated moral ethics and shows the holy place Varanasi in the poor light. The social organization has lodged FIR was against actor Sunny Deol and ‘Mohalla Assi’ director Chandra Prakash Dwivedi . "The film hurts religious sentiments and we cannot allow such a film to be released," a complainant told IANS.

The film also features Ravi Kishen and Sakshi Tanwar.

The director in his defend said that it is not the official trailer but a leaked version, “There are a few things I want to clarify — this is not the official trailer, it’s a leaked version for which we have lodged an FIR in Oshiwara (Mumbai Police) and Cyber Cell. It’s a conspiracy to malign us and the film. The version has been made in such a way that it shows as if the film is all about abuses and maligns the image of the holy city. That is not true. This is not what our film is all about,” Dwivedi clarifies.

Based on the novel Kashi Ka Assi written by Kashi Nath Singh, the film focuses on the life of a middle class family that earns its bread and butter by organising religious rituals. It also unveils the corrupts shadus and foreigners' illegal affairs.