Hindu activists demand ban on Film Maharaja for showing sadhus negatively; ‘Boycott Netflix’, ‘Ban Maharaj Film’ trend on X

Bollywood actor Aamir Khan’s son Junaid Khan is all set to make his acting debut with the Netflix film Maharaj which is all set to release on June 14. The makers of the film shared the first look posters of Junaid and Jaideep Ahlawat last month, however, the teaser or trailer of Maharaj have not released yet. Now, the show has been making headlines but for the wrong reasons.

Days after Bajrang Dal threatened to stall the release of the film, a section of social media users have demanded a ban on the film as they feel it might show religious leaders and sadhus in a negative light. On Thursday (June 13), #BoycottNetflix started trending on X and Hindu activists expressed their apprehensions about religious leaders being shown in wrong light in Maharaj.

Demanding a ban on the film, a user wrote, “Junaid Khan, Yash Raj Films and #Netflix will all be held responsible if this film tries to hurt the religious sentiments of Hindus by showing that sadhus and saints are miscreants and lustful, and thereby disrupts law and order. #BoycottNetflix Ban Maharaj Film.”


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