That hit film of 1982, on which 34 cases were registered, there were long queues outside the ticket window.
In the year 1982, a film hit the theaters, which caused a lot of uproar during its release. While today in the era of social media, many films are boycotted, at that time, despite the absence of social media, the release of many films was banned. During its release, many conservative Muslims neither liked the title of this film nor the story of the film.
New Delhi. Makers, after all their hard work, bring films to entertain the audience. But there are many films on which people start demanding their ban. Even 42 years ago, a film hit the theaters which caused a lot of controversy to be stopped from being released. BR Chopra took charge of the direction of this film.
That film, which was released after controversies in the year 1982, was Raj Babbar, Deepak Parashar and Salma Agha’s film ‘Nikaah’. Even today people like to watch this film. This film based on triple talaq was directed by BR Chopra.
There was a lot of panic after the release of this film based on triple talaq. The title and story of the Salma Aga, Raj Babbar and Deepak Parashar starrer film had hurt the sentiments of conservative Muslims so much that they took to the streets. There was a lot of controversy even after the release of this film but the film was a success at the box office.
While many people strongly opposed this film after watching it, many people liked the film, the songs and the acting of the stars so much that they became crazy about the film. This film was so successful in winning people’s hearts that people stood in line to buy tickets to watch the film. This film remained housefull since its release.
Salma Agha entered the world of acting with this superhit of 1982. She became a star overnight from the very first film of her career. This film was so much discussed at that time that 34 cases were registered against the makers and the film. Despite this, people liked the film so much that it proved to be a superhit.
It was not easy for producer director BR Chopra himself to raise such a sensitive issue through this film. Many people even knocked on the doors of the court to stop this film. Some Muslim organizations put up posters outside theaters against the film, appealing not to watch the film. So some people created a ruckus that people should not watch this film.
Pakistani singer Salma Agha, Raj Babbar and Deepak Parashar were seen in lead roles in the film. Within a week, cinema halls became housefull and it became difficult for people to get tickets to watch this film. The more the controversy regarding this film increased, the more successful the film became. At that time, this film made for Rs. 4 crores had made a spectacular collection of Rs. 9 crores.
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