Sachidananda Murthy condemns derogatory portrayal of priests in Pogaru movie


Team Udayavani, Feb 21, 2021, 2:35 PM IST

Bengaluru: H S Sachidananda Murthy, President of Karnataka State Brahmin Development Board has condemned the derogatory portrayal of priests in the movie Pogaru, starring Dhruva Sarja.

“It’s a disgrace to show any caste or religion in a derogatory manner as it will spoil the social system we live in,” Sachidannada said while demanding an apology from the film director and the removal of that scene.

Informing that the priests across the state have been disappointed by the portrayal, he said, “Cut the scene immediately and the producers and director of the movie must apologize.”

“If our demands ain’t fulfilled we will protest in front of Film Chamber of Commerce as well as in various parts of the State,” he threatened.

 

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