Currently the Mumbai film industry seems to be under a lot of pressure from radical elements. We hear characters in Hindi cinema will not be named after deities and titles with even a hint of religion or mythology are to be avoided.
The latest casualty of this blanket ban is Sameer Vidwans’s forthcoming project Satyanarayan Ki Katha which sources say was a sweet innocent love story about a hero named Satyanarayan to be played by Kartik Aaryan.
“It had nothing to with the pauranic (mythological) Satyanarayan. Yet producer Sajid Nadiadwala and director Sameer Vidwans started receiving threats from radical outfits. Producer Nadiadwala did not want to take any risks. He decided to change the title,” says a source.
The new title will be announced in a…