OMG2: Akshay Kumar’s Upcoming Movie Sparks Controversy

Akshay Kumar’s OMG2 is dealing with some extreme scrutiny forward of its August launch.

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OMG 2, starring Akshay Kumar, whose launch date is about for August 11, seems to be in jeopardy. The Censor Board reportedly deliberate to observe the film extra intently earlier this month to keep away from criticism just like that aimed towards Adipurush. It now seems that the film would possibly miss its supposed launch date. In response to insiders who spoke to NDTV on Sunday, OMG 2’s trailer has a U/A classification, however the precise film doesn’t. That is stated to be one of many points with OMG 2’s Lord Shiva, who’s performed by Akshay Kumar. 

In an sudden change of occasions, the hotly anticipated “OMG – Oh My God!” sequel will get concerned in a contentious debate. The Central Board of Movie Certification (CBFC), based on reviews, has steered altering Akshay Kumar’s iconic portrayal of Lord Shiva in “OMG 2.” The unique film, which got here out a number of years in the past, acquired plenty of accolades for its thought-provoking plot and Akshay Kumar’s excellent efficiency because the up to date Lord Shiva. Nevertheless, with “OMG 2” within the works, critics of mythology and moviegoers alike have objected to the CBFC’s proposal to interchange Lord Shiva with one other legendary character. The CBFC’s resolution has stirred discussions relating to creative freedom and the portrayal of spiritual icons on the massive display each contained in the movie business and amongst viewers.

Some contend that altering Lord Shiva’s persona could water down the movie’s core message, which centred on difficult typical non secular beliefs and embracing spirituality in all its kinds. The “OMG 2” manufacturing workforce has been coy in regards to the steered changes because the uproar grows, leaving followers impatiently anticipating an official response. Anees Bazmee, the movie’s director, has made some imprecise references to plot twists, which has elevated rumours. The destiny of Akshay Kumar’s portrayal of Lord Shiva and the possible inclusion of a brand new character in “OMG 2” are each nonetheless up within the air presently.

A number of scenes the place Akshay Kumar is depicted as Lord Shiva need to be edited or reduce, based on a supply.

Akshay Kumar as Lord Shiva in OMG2

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The teaser for OMG 2 was launched earlier this month. As depicted within the teaser, Akshay performs Lord Shiva, who helps Kanti’s household once they endure a significant tragedy, whereas Pankaj portrays Kanti Sharan Mudgal, who worships Lord Shiva with the deepest devotion. Within the film, Yami Gautam performs a lawyer.

The film is a sequel to “OMG: Oh my God,” which starred Akshay Kumar and Paresh Rawal. Within the first film, Akshay performed Lord Krishna.

It’s unclear whether or not the OMG 2 producers will nonetheless be capable of receive the U/A certification they’re pursuing after tweaking scenes relatively than deleting them after making the requested edits. Regardless of receiving a U/A certification, the trailer serves little function since there isn’t any main launch scheduled for August 11. Regardless of not requiring any certification, the trailer has not but been uploaded on digital platforms since a teaser was posted earlier this month.