Anil Kapoor tweets apology after IAF objects to scenes in his Netflix film AK vs AK

Anil Kapoor tweets apology after IAF objects to scenes in his Netflix film AK vs AK

Mumbai: Actor Anil Kapoor has apologised for unintentionally hurting sentiments of the Indian Air Force (IAF) after the organisation raised objection to sure scenes that includes the actor in his upcoming OTT movie, ‘AK vs AK’.

Earlier within the day, the IAF took to Twitter to precise displeasure over Kapoor sporting a mistaken uniform and utilizing abusive language within the movie, urging the streaming platform Netflix to take away the scenes with the discrepancies.

Kapoor tweeted a video to apologise and clarify his stance on the matter.

“It has come to my attention that the trailer of my new film `AK vs AK` has offended some people. As I am wearing the Indian Air Force Uniform while using unparliamentary language, I would like to sincerely offer my humble apologies for unintentionally hurting sentiments,” he stated within the video message.

The actor continued: “I want to provide some context to hopefully provide help to perceive how issues got here to me this manner. My character is in uniform within the movie as a result of he’s an actor enjoying the position of an officer. When he finds out that his daughter has been kidnapped the anger and rage he portrays is that of an emotionally distraught father. It was solely within the curiosity of remaining true to the story that my character remains to be sporting the uniform on his quest to seek out his lacking daughter.

“It was never my intent or the intent of the filmmaker to disrespect the Indian Air Force. I have always had utmost respect and gratitude for the selfless service of all our defence personnel and therefore I truly apologise for unintentionally hurting anyone`s sentiment,” he added.

Netflix has additionally issued a press release on the matter.

“Hon. @IAF_MCC, our intention would never be to disrespect the Armed Forces of India in any regard. AK Vs. AK is a film in which Anil Kapoor and his co-stars are playing themselves as actors. At no point does the film represent the Indian Air Force or our Armed Forces. We have nothing but the highest respect for the brave people protecting our nation,” learn a publish on Netflix India`s official Twitter deal with.

Earlier within the day, the official Twitter deal with of IAF said: “The IAF uniform in this video is inaccurately donned & the language used is inappropriate. This does not conform to the behavioural norms of those in the Armed Forces of India. The related scenes need to be withdrawn. @NetflixIndia @anuragkashyap72 #AkvsAk.”

The tweet was a response to Anil`s publish the place he unveiled the trailer. “No more fooling the audience please. As promised, the REAL narrative of #AKvsAK from the REAL AK,” he tweeted whereas sharing the trailer.

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In the movie, Anil shall be seen enjoying himself, and never an airforce officer. As far because the uniform is anxious, “AK vs AK” is a movie shot inside a movie — one thing which was highlighted within the trailer as properly. The trailer exhibits Anil taking pictures for one more mission within the costume when Anurag stepped in his self-importance van, and says “I want to narrate a script to you.”

The movie is directed by Vikramaditya Motwane, and slated to launch on December 24.

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