Makers broke silence on Javed Akhtar calling the success of Animal dangerous, said a big thing

Animal makers take dig on Javed Akhtar

Ranbir Kapoor’s revenge-crime drama Animal created many new records at the box office. The film got good response from the audience and earned more than Rs 700 crore.

Animal makers take dig on Javed Akhtar

Javed Akhtar criticized Animal at the 9th edition of Ajanta Ellora International Film Festival (AIFF). Talking about the controversial ‘Lick my shoes’ scene in the movie, he said, “If a film in which a man says to a woman ‘Lick my shoes’. If a man says ‘Lick the woman.’ What’s wrong’, if that picture is a super-duper hit, then it is a very dangerous thing.

Animal makers take dig on Javed Akhtar

Now the makers of Animal, while replying to Javed Akhtar, wrote on their social media handle, If a writer of your caliber cannot understand the betrayal of a lover (between Zoya and Rannvijay), then all your art is a big lie.

Animal makers take dig on Javed Akhtar

The makers further wrote, If a woman (deceived and fooled by a man in the name of love) had said “Lick my shoes” then you people would have celebrated it by calling it feminism.

Animal makers take dig on Javed Akhtar

The makers also wrote that, let love be free from gender politics. Let’s just call them lovers. The lover cheated and lied. The lover said, lick my shoe. Period.

Animal makers take dig on Javed Akhtar

Javed Akhtar had also said, “More than the cinema makers, the cinema watchers have a bigger responsibility. This is your responsibility. You will decide what kind of films will be made and what kind of films will not be made.

Animal makers take dig on Javed Akhtar

Ranbir Kapoor’s film Animal was released on 1 December. The film is moving towards earning Rs 550 crore at the domestic box office. It has been 36 days since the film was released.

Animal makers take dig on Javed Akhtar

Directed by Sandeep and produced by Bhushan Kumar, this film shows the changing relationship between a son and a father. It also stars Anil Kapoor and Rashmika Mandanna in lead roles.

Animal makers take dig on Javed Akhtar

Animal is one of the longest Indian films. It has a duration of 201 minutes. It has crossed the Rs 850 crore mark at the box office.

Animal makers take dig on Javed Akhtar

Sandeep Reddy Vanga shared a note on his ex (Twitter). Thanked the audience for making the film successful. He shared a poster of Ranbir Kapoor’s character in Animal with the words “Happy New Year”.

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