Mumbai: A day after cancellation of a promotional event in Pune for the upcoming film Indu Sarkar due to ruckus by local Congress workers, yet another event was cancelled today.
National Award-winning Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar said that he was forced to cancel today’s press briefing in Nagpur as well.
Bhandarkar today tweeted and asked Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi if he approved of the “hooliganism” of Congress workers.
In his tweet, the director said, “Dear @OfficeOfRG after Pune I have 2 cancel today’s PressCon at Nagpur. Do you approve this hooliganism? Can I have my Freedom of Expression?”
— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) July 16, 2017
Congress workers yesterday barged into Pune hotel where the filmmaker and the crew were staying and protested against the movie which is set in the backdrop of the Emergency and has characters inspired by former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and her son Sanjay Gandhi. The Pune event was called off after the commotion.