WHAT! Shah Rukh Khan Starrer Pathaan To Release On A OTT Platform In April? No Directions From Delhi HC For Its Screening In Theatres- REPORT

Ahead of Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer Pathaan’s release, Delhi High Court has asked them to make a few additions in the movie

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WHAT! Shah Rukh Khan Starrer Pathaan To Release On A OTT Platform In April? No Directions From Delhi HC For Its Screening In Theatres- REPORT
Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and John Abraham starrer Pathaan is all set to release on the big-screens from January 25th. However, ahead of the film’s release, the makers have faced a lot of objections from the right winged groups. Not only that, but even the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) had asked them to make certain changes and to adhere to religious sentiments. Adding on to their plate, Delhi High Court has now asked them to make certain additions to their movie.

As reported by Hindustan Times, the high court on Monday directed Yash Raj Films Production (YRF) to add “subtitles, closed captioning and audio description in Hindi” for visually and hearing-impaired audiences to enjoy the movie on OTT platforms. They asked the makers to submit the changes to CBFC again for re-certification. According to Bar and Bench, they have asked YRF to submit the details by February 20. ALSO READ: Shah Rukh Khan’s Lookalike Recreates Pathaan’s Frame To Frame Trailer; VIRAL Video Leaves The Internet Divided


The media publication went on to report that the Delhi HC has ordered the CBFC to take a decision by March 10. While they haven’t given any directions regarding Pathaan’s big screen release, the film will stream on Amazon Prime Video from April. For the unversed, Shah Rukh Khan’s comeback movie is set to be released on the big-screens from January 25 in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. ALSO READ: SHOCKING! KRK Accuses Deepika Padukone Of Copying Angelina Jolie In Pathaan; Says, ‘Aunty Kya Jarurat Padi Aapko Uske Jaise Dikhne Ki'

According to HT, the judge has noted that the producers can make specific changes by the given date. The court has “refused to pass any direction in respect of the theatrical release of Pathaan.”

For the unversed, with Pathaan the makers of the film, will introduce the spy universe which consists of Salman Khan’s Tiger, Hrithik Roshan’s Kabir form the movie WAR and Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan. Touted as an action thriller, the movie marks the comeback of SRK after five years. The movie will see Deepika and SRK joining hands to defeat John Abraham’s character. Directed by Siddharth Anand, Pathaan also stars Dimple Kapadia and Ashutosh Rana in pivotal roles.


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