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'Pathaan' Controversy: Ayodhya-based Saint Issues Death Threat To Shah Rukh Khan

In 'Pathaan', Shah Rukh Khan is playing the role of a spy. The film also stars John Abraham as the antagonist and it is slated to release on January 25 in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu.

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Shah Rukh Khan's film 'Pathaan' started creating controversy since the release of its first track ‘Besharam Rang’. The song have sparked a massive outrage over outfit choices and its dance moves and Right-wing groups have been protesting, demanding the boycott of the film. In a fresh development, an Ayodhya-based seer Paramhans Acharya has issued death threats Shah Rukh Khan, adding about how he would kill him, if he meets him.

In recent reports, it has even been revealed that he addressed superstar Shah Rukh Khan as ‘jihadi’. He reportedly said, "People of our Sanatan Dharma are protesting continuously regarding this. Today we have burnt the poster of Shahrukh Khan. If I get to meet the film Jihadi Shah Rukh Khan, I will burn him alive", reports Bollywood Hungama.

As per reports, Acharya had gone on threaten theatre owners, asking them not to release the film or they will be burning the theatres down.

'Pathaan' has been facing massive outrage over Deepika Padukone wearing a saffron-clad bikini that has not gone down well with certain religious groups. While they have raised an objection claiming that their sentiments hurt by this, they also further went on talk about how the gyrating dance moves of the actress and the intense chemistry between her and SRK in the film will be corrupting the youth.

An FIR too has been lodged against the makers and cast of the song in Mumbai over the same matter.

In 'Pathaan', Shah Rukh Khan is playing the role of a spy. The film also stars John Abraham as the antagonist and it is slated to release on January 25 in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu.

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