Kangana’s Mental Hai Kya Faces Objection From Deepika’s TLLL Foundation, Sister Rangoli Requests Them to Not Behave Like Karni Sena
Deepika Padukone and Kangana Ranaut. (Photo Credits: Instagram)

Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao starrer Mental Hai Kya landed in a pit of troubles, a few days back, for its title. The Indian Medical Association and Indian Psychiatric Society criticised the title and poster of the film. As per reports, the IMA and IPS had sent an official letter to Prasoon Joshi, the chairperson of the Central Board for Film Certification, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and PMO, demanding them to get the title modified. Adding to these pressing charges, Deepika Padukone’s TILL foundation has asked the makers of Mental Hai Kya to be responsible for it. Mental Hai Kya: Indian Psychiatric Society Writes Letter to Censor Board Demanding to Rename Kangana Ranaut-Rajkummar Rao Starrer, Read it Inside.

In addition to the IPS and IMA have found the title to be derogatory, demeaning and stigmatising to the mentally ill people, Deepika’s TILL foundation - who deals with the issue of mental health, tweeted, “Many millions who suffer with mental illness in India already face tremendous stigma. Therefore,it is extremely important to be responsible and sensitive towards the needs of those suffering.”

Kangana’s sister Rangoli, replying to the complaint, wrote on Twitter, “Dear @TLLLFoundation Ms Ranaut who is recipient of three national awards and one f the driving forces of feminism movement in India through her films like Queen & Manikarnika is one f the most responsible artists,to jump the gun & assume the worse is nothing bt immature.” “All I can say is that for Manikarnika we held screenings for school children in many states of India after MHK we would like to do the same with you,” she further added.

Rangoli tweeted, “Genre of the film is such ( thriller ) that we cant reveal the exact plot or the parts that the characters are playing but of course we will acquire all the certificates we need to in order to show case the film to public, please don’t be Karni Sena, don’t jump the gun, I assure you, you will love the film.” Mental Hai Kya Poster Upsets Twitter and Mental Health Experts; They Have a VALID Reason.

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The movie is based on the mental health issues and previously in an interview, Kangana had even hinted her character saying that one can never tell if she’s hallucinating or things are happening for real.

Helmed by Prakash Kovelamudi, the movie is bankrolled by Ekta Kapoor. The entertaining thriller was initially slated to release on February 22, then it was decided on March 29, and now finally the movie will hit the theatres on June 21. Mental Hai Kyacelebrates the imperfections and the crazy within us and shouts out ‘Sanity is overrated’.