RBN Web Desk: The Gandhi Murder, based on the events leading up to the assassination of Mohandas Karamchand (Mahatma) Gandhi, will not release in India. The film is slated for a worldwide release on 30 January, Gandhi’s death anniversary.
Producer of the film Lakshmi R Iyer told the media that they have decided against releasing the film in India. She claimed that while India is a huge market comprising all kinds of people, some elements have issued violent threats, including bodily harm to the production team.
The Gandhi Murder is directed by Pankaj Sehgal and Karim Traidia. The trailer of the film claims to expose the truth behind the assassination.
Regarding their decision, Iyer said that the Central Board of Film Certification had issued the clearance in 2018 and the film is not biased in any way. It seems that Indians are over-sensitive to know the truth, she said, adding that it is certainly not the proper time to release the film in India.
The Gandhi Murder has Stephen Lang, Luke Pasqualino, Vinnie Jones, Rajit Kapoor, and late actor Om Puri in major roles.
Iyer alleged that people are calling from unknown numbers and threatening them with dire consequences if the film is released in India.