Haseena Parkar: Hindu Sena asks Home Ministry to probe vested interests in Shraddha Kapoor's film

FP Staff

Sep 20, 2017 11:17:22 IST

Vishnu Gupta, National President, Hindu Sena, has written a letter to the Home Ministry asking them to investigate whether there are any vested interests in the release of Apoorva Lakhia's crime biopic Haseena Parkar, starring Shraddha Kapoor in the titular role.

Haseena Parkar: Hindu Sena asks Home Ministry to probe vested interests in Shraddha Kapoors film

Sharaddha Kapoor in a still from Haseena Parkar. Facebook page of Haseena Parkar

The letter states that Hindu Sena has deduced from the trailer of the film that it is set during the 1993 Mumbai explosions and revolves around the chief accused Dawood Ibrahim's late sister Haseena, who also has a number of cases registered against her.

The letter alleges that the film intends to depict the Mumbai Police in bad light as far as the investigation into the Mumbai explosions is concerned. It also alleges that the film is intended to gain sympathy for Ibrahim and his family.

"As per today's press conference by the Thane Police Commissioner on capture of Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar from Haseena Parkar's house for extortion from builder, there may be a possibility of the Bollywood connection of money laundering in the movie funding by the underworld gang and glorification of their crimes against humanity," the letter read.

Hindu Sena has thus, demanded an inquiry into the film's funding and the possible connections of the cast and crew with the underworld.

The letter by Hindu Sena to the Home Ministry. Twitter@BuzzRashmi

The letter by Hindu Sena to the Home Ministry. Twitter@BuzzRashmi

Haseena Parkar also stars Siddhanth Gupta and Ankur Pathak. It is produced by Nahid Khan's Swiss Entertainment and is slated to release on Friday; along with Omung Kumar's revenge saga Bhoomi, Amit V Masurkar's black comedy Newton and Dhwanil Mehta's horror film The Final Exit.

Updated Date: Sep 20, 2017 11:17:22 IST

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