Oppenheimer Scene Controversy: British-American filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s film ‘Oppenheimer’ is rocking. In India, the film has earned around 35 crores in just two days. The film is getting the benefit of word of mouth. While the film is performing well at the box office, the film has also come under controversy.
Controversy over Oppenheimer
In fact, an intimate scene has been shot between actors Cillian Murphy and Florence Pugh in the film. During this scene, both the actors are seen talking about Bhagavad Gita. Oppenheimer is also seen reciting some verses of the Bhagavad Gita. Oppenheimer’s girlfriend asks him about the book, after which he tells it a Sanskrit language book. Please tell that Oppenheimer does not take the name of Bhagavad Gita during this scene.
How can CBFC give approval with this scene: Uday Mahurkar
Uday Mahurkar, Information Commissioner, Government of India shared a press release of ‘Save Culture Save India Foundation’. He added, “One wonders how the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) could clear a film with this scene.”
MOVIE OPPENHEIMER’S ATTACK ON BHAGWAD GETA
Press Release of Save Culture Save India Foundation
Date: July 22, 2023
It has come to the notice of Save Culture Save India Foundation that the movie Oppenheimer which was released on 21st July contains scenes which make a scathing… pic.twitter.com/RmJI0q9pXi
— Uday Mahurkar (@UdayMahurkar) July 22, 2023
People expressing anger on social media
On the other hand, people in India are angry about the private scenes of Cillian Murphy and Florence Pugh. People are expressing anger on social media. People say that this is an insult to Hinduism. People are demanding a boycott of the film.
One user wrote- ‘I am boycotting the film Oppenheimer. I just came to know that it has an objectionable scene related to Bhagavad Gita. I will not repeat it here. Never trust Hollywood and West to describe Hinduism in a positive way. Users are making many similar comments demanding the film’s boycott.
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