Mahesh Bhatt’s has been an integral part of the Bollywood fraternity and he has produced many films that have been huge hits. Now it’s been years that he has made any films and he recently announced that he is doing a directorial comeback Sadak 2 which features Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur, Pooja Bhatt and Sanjay Dutt, has been the talk of the town since its inception for more than one reasons. Sadak 2 happens to be the sequel of Pooja Bhatt and Sanjay Dutt’s 1991 release Sadak. While Mahesh has worn the director’s cap after two decades for the movie, it will also mark Pooja and Sanjay’s onscreen reunion after 29 years. This movie will also mark Alia’s first collaboration with father Mahesh and sister Pooja.
Post Mahesh Bhatt’s announcement, fans were super excited for the movie especially when the makers recently treated the viewers with the first poster for this much anticipated project. However, Sadak 2 has landed in legal trouble as Mahesh Bhatt, Mukesh Bhatt and Alia have been accused of allegedly hurting Hindu sentiments with the poster. According to media reports, Acharya Chandra Kishore Parashar, a resident of Sikandarpur, has lodged a complaint against Sadak 2 makes through his advocate. The media reports suggested that Parashar had objected to the use of an image of Kailash Mansarovar in Sadak 2 poster. Reportedly, the complaint is lodged under IPC section 295A and 120B which represent ‘deliberately outraging religious feelings’ and ‘Criminal conspiracy’ and Chief Judicial Magistrate, Mukesh Kumar has fixed July 8 as the date for the next hearing in the case. Now coming back to the movie, the movie still have some shootings left and due to the lockdown it was previously on halt. Now according to sources, the team plans to resume shooting this month and will complete it in Mumbai now as the govt has now allowed films to resume their shootings while making sure they follow guidelines.