Sidharth Malhotra bought on the incorrect facet of Pakistanis together with his adaab [hello], janaab [sir], taweez [amulet] in Mission Majnu. His stereotypical portrayal of Pakistanis has turn into fairly the joke this facet of the border and one of many many critics of his newest movie is actor Adnan Siddiqui, who finds Mission Majnu “distasteful” and “factually incorrect”.
Siddiqui took to Instagram on Thursday the place he requested, “How much misrepresentation is too much misrepresentation?”
“I imply come on, yaar with all the cash you have got, rent some good researchers to do homework on us. Or enable me to assist. Make sure that to take notes—no, we don’t put on cranium caps, surma, tawiz; no, we don’t ask janab about their mijaz [temperaments]; no, we don’t go round throwing adaab,” wrote the Yeh Dil Mera actor.
Siddiqui added that there’s a lot extra within the movie Mission Majnu that he finds “distasteful” and “factually incorrect” and accused the film of “hero saviour complex”. In line with him, the advanced would’ve labored higher if the villain “was shown at par”. For him, the antagonist was weak and embellished a fair weaker protagonist, Malhotra.
“Poor story, poorer execution, poorest research. Next time, come and visit us. We are good hosts. Will show you how we look like, dress up and live,” supplied Siddiqui.
The movie launched final week on Netflix and was trolled on-line for stereotyping Pakistani characters and geographical landmarks in its portrayal of undercover spy Malhotra as a righteous Indian citizen on a mission to “neutralise” Pakistan’s nuclear energy plant. It was watched across the globe but it surely was hate-watched in Pakistan the place individuals known as it a “distortion of facts”.
Mission Majnu additionally stars Rashmika Mandanna, Parmeet Sethi, Bhumika Chawla, Sharib Hashmi and Arjan Bajwa.