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Papu Pom Pom’s upcoming movie ‘Mr Kanheiya’conterversial poster was fabricated another poster released

Bhubaneswar:18/8/19: In a twist to the poster row of Papu Pom Pom’s upcoming movie ‘Mr Kanheiya’, the actor on Sunday claimed that the picture was fabricated.It is interesting to note that with the heavy criticism  from all section of the people across the state another new poster of the same film  has been posted in social media featuring Papu with his co star watching  an actress.

Giving clarification regarding the poster which triggered controversy for disrespecting women, the comedian in a video claimed that the pictures in the poster were morphed.

He said the movie was shot at a college and someone might have clicked a photograph of a scene.

He also added that the movie’s poster is neither his or the production’s idea. Hence they did not have any knowledge about the same.

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Following his clumsy explanation, Papu also urged the viewers not to judge him on the basis of the fabricated pictures instead try to nab the person responsible for the creation of the impractical picture.

On the other hand, Bhubaneswar DCP Anup Sahoo cleared the air and stated that a case regarding the matter has been registered. While he assured of a detailed investigation, he also added that a notice will soon be served to the production house.

A probe to ascertain the source of the poster and whether the production house and the crew at the movie set are responsible for the act is underway, sources said.

Meanwhile, the production house has also issued a statement over the controversy. “We came to know that a viral post on social media is misleading everyone regarding our upcoming movie Mr Kanheiya. We hereby clarify that the said post has not been published by us. The viral post has no relevance to the story of our movie,” the production house said in a statement


Notably, the poster featuring Papu controlling a bunch of young women by holding a leash to the ropes tied around their necks surfaced on the internet yesterday.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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