Salman Khan is awaiting the release of his upcoming cop drama, Dabangg 3, alongside costars Sonakshi Sinha, Arbaaz Khan and Sudeep. Meanwhile, the third instalment to the blockbuster franchise has created a buzz on the internet, it also landed into a soup of controversy for its title track, Hud Hud.
For the unversed, the title track was released a couple of weeks ago and had Hindu saints dancing with the superstar. A religious group, Hindu Janajagruti Samiti, raised an objection against the same and called it ‘derogatory’ for the Hindu sentiments and holy men. The group also demanded a halt at the release of the movie but the makers refrained from commenting on the sensitive issue.
— Salman Khan Films (@SKFilmsOfficial) December 18, 2019
However, now that the movie is releasing on Friday, the makers have released a new version of the title track featuring Salman Khan after editing certain scenes from the video song which came out to be controversial. Announcing the same, the makers took to their social media handle to inform that the controversial part of the scene has been removed. The tweet reads, “Keeping everyone’s sentiments in mind we have voluntarily edited certain scenes from the song Hud Hud Dabangg.”
Helmed by renowned director Prabhudeva, Dabangg 3 stars Salman Khan in the central character with Sonakshi Sinha, Arbaaz Khan and Sudeep in prominent characters. The movie is a prequel to the other two parts of the franchise and it is slated to release on 20 December 2019.
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