Mumbai: Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt has been in controversy for quite some time now. The actress has been accused of hurting religious sentiment in an advertisement.
In the commercial, Alia’s character, a bride, is seen wondering if women were ‘paraya dhan’ (someone else’s wealth) meant to be given away to a man during ‘Kanyadaan’
According to reports, a man has registered a case against Alia Bhatt at Santa Cruz police station in Mumbai. The complainant is against her the latest advertisement of a bridal wear brand.
The actress recently made an ad to a bridal wear brand about ‘Kanyadan’ which has been making headlines. On the other hand,
The complainant feels that Alia Bhatt has hurt Hindu sentiments and shown Kanyadan in a retrograde manner, state that a case has been registered against the distinguished company and Alia Bhatt in the case.
Actress Kangana Ranaut called out Alia Bhatt and her commercial for a jewellery brand that questions the tradition of ‘Kanyadaan’. The bride declares at the commercial’s end: “‘Kanyadaan nahin, kanya maan’ (Don’t give away your daughter as a gift; give her respect).”
Kangana put up a long post on her Instagram , highlighting the importance and history of ‘Kanyadaan’ in Hindu culture.