'Singh Is Kinng' portrays greatness of Sikh community: Akshay

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New Delhi, Aug 7 (UNI) Even as his latest starrer 'Singh Is Kinng' finds itself in the eye of a storm on the eve of its worldwide release tomorrow, Bollywood 'Khiladi' Akshay Kumar today said there could be no controversy with the film that talks about the greatness of the Sikh community.

In a meeting with the members of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee amid reports of the committee's fresh concerns about the portrayal of Sikhs in the movie, Akshay said, ''We have basically made a film about the greatness of the Sikh community showing how strong and loving they are. So, there is no controversy.'' Akshay, who was accompanied by the producer of the film Vipul Shah, said they have made the film with a positive attitude and hoped it would be seen in a positive light by all sections of society.

After the meeting, the film was given the go-ahead for its release in the theatres.

Talking to mediapersons, Shah said, ''The word 'controversy' must be used with a lot of responsibility because there is no such of any kind. As a producer, I had earlier too approached the Sikh community and told them that 'I have made this film and want you to see it and guide me if I have gone wrong somewhere because it is a film about the community and there is a chance that something may have gone wrong'.'' They pointed out a couple of things and were corrected, he added.

''They saw the film again and we are happy with the result. We did a press conference after affecting the changes,'' he said.

Last week, the DSGMC had called for a ban on the film and threatened to stall its release in Delhi, alleging that it showed the Sikh protagonist wearing a french-cut beard with a turban, which, it alleged, was not in consonance with the community faith.

They had also written a letter to Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in this regard.

The Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee later formed a committee to look into the DSGMC objections.

Earlier, Akshay and Shah also performed 'ardas' (prayers) at Gurdwara Rakab Ganj in the Capital.


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