Grateful to the judiciary for allowing the release of 'Maharaj': YRF after Gujarat HC lifts stay order

Grateful to the judiciary for allowing the release of 'Maharaj': YRF after Gujarat HC lifts stay order


Poster of the movie 'Maharaj' starring Junaid Khan and Jaideep Ahlawat.

A poster of the film 'Maharaj' starring Junaid Khan and Jaideep Ahlawat. | Photo Credit: netflix_in/Instagram

Yash Raj Films (YRF), MaharajAfter the Gujarat High Court lifted the interim stay on the release of Bollywood star Aamir Khan's son Junaid Khan's debut film 'Dabangg 3', the producer of the film has expressed gratitude to the judiciary.

Set in pre-independence India, the historical drama is based on the 1862 Maharaj defamation case. The Gujarat High Court on Friday said that Maharaj The film does not target the Vaishnav Pushtimarg sect, as alleged by its members who had filed a petition against the release of the film, claiming that it hurt religious sentiments.

After watching the film, the court said that there was nothing objectionable or derogatory in it and allowed its release on streaming platform Netflix.

In a statement posted on its official social media handles, YRF said that the film is a tribute to Karsandas Mulji, one of India's greatest social reformers. “We are grateful to our judiciary for allowing the release of the film MaharajThe production banner said, “The film is based on the biography of Karsandas Mulji, one of the most important social reformers of our country.”

“Karsandas was a hero and a devoted Vaishnav who stood for dharma, protected women and defended his community and faith. Maharaj It added, “It is a tribute to his indomitable fighting spirit and his courage to be on the right side of history.”

The studio is known for producing famous movies such as Veer Zaara, Warrior, Pathan, Ek Tha Tiger, Chak De! India, The brave hearted will take away the bride, continuationAnd SometimesHe said that he has never made any film which would tarnish the country's reputation.

“Yash Raj Films has a 50-year-old legacy of promoting India, its stories, its people, culture and heritage. We have never made a film that tarnishes the reputation of our country or our countrymen. Hope you watch it.” Maharaj “And join us in saluting Karsandas,” the production banner said.

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Maharaj Produced by Aditya Chopra under YRF Entertainment and directed by Siddharth P Malhotra Hiccups fame.

Malhotra also shared an emotional note on social media, in which he said that the story of the film is one that needs to be told despite all the difficulties.

He wrote, “The release of a film is like the birth of a child for a filmmaker. A labour of love should be celebrated and announced with excitement. But when you choose to tell a story that needs to be told despite all the odds, the struggle will be tough but hopefully, it will be worth the pain and hurdles because as a team, we are proud of the film we have made – 'Maharaj'.”

'Maharaj' also features Jaideep Ahlawat, Shalini Pandey and Sharvari Wagh in special roles.


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