Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has been dealing with flak from Twitter customers for praising ‘most regressive film’ Bakasuran. Taking to Twitter on Sunday, Anurag shared posters of the movie helmed by Mohan G. (Also Read | Bakasuran film overview: Mohan G’s movie is extremely problematic)
Anurag captioned the submit, “#Bakasuran Hearing good word of mouth for this movie in South…Congrats my friend @natty_nataraj & Dir @selvaraghavan.” Natarajan Subramaniam commented, “Thank you so so much Anuraag… (folded hands emojis).”
This led to folks on Twitter criticising Anurag for lauding the movie. An individual stated, “Promoting a pathetic movie just because Natraj is your friend?? unexpected sir.” “Seriously Anurag?! How could one celebrate the likes of Vetrimaran, Pa.Ranjith, and also this patriarchal casteist movie,” learn a remark. “Promoting a movie that essentially pushes women back to the kitchen and promotes a what were you wearing to provoke men culture? Wow your bar has gone so low now??” tweeted an individual.
“Unexpected from you sir…most regressive movie blaming women for sexual offenses… kindly watch it and remove the tweet,” stated a Twitter person. “Dear Anurag, you are one of the rare quality directors. Kindly don’t promote regressive movies just because natty is your friend. He may be a good cinematographer. This movie is regressive,” commented one other particular person.
The Hindustan Times overview of the film learn, “Throughout the film, men keep lecturing about how women shouldn’t fall prey to dating apps. At a crucial juncture, when a young woman opens up to her father about being sexually harassed in her college, her grandfather casually passes a line about women who indulge in casual sex and abortion. He tries to justify what’s happened to his granddaughter is not as shameful as what most women are indulging in these days. The film is filled with several such problematic references and it only victimises the women even more.”
Bakasuran stars Selvaraghavan, Tharakshi, Natarajan Subramaniam (Natty) and Gunanithi amongst others. The movie has additionally been produced by Mohan G. The movie launched on Friday. The music for the movie has been composed by Sam C S.
Source web site: www.hindustantimes.com