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SGPC will ask Sunny Leone to remove‘Kaur’ from web series title

The web series, ‘Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story of Sunny Leone’ is a biopic and began streaming from July 16.

chandigarh Updated: Jul 17, 2018 08:52 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar
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Bollywood actor Sunny Leone at the launch of Zee Entertainment’s digital entertainment platform 'Zee5 Originals' in Mumbai on 27 March, 2018.  The SGPC has objected to Leone using the word ‘Kaur’ in the web series based on her life. (PTI File )

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has decided to write to Bollywood star Sunny Leone to remove the word ‘Kaur’ from the title of the web series programme, ‘Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story of Sunny Leone’.

The web series, a biopic, is being streamed by Zee5. “She should not have been used the word ‘Kaur’ as it was her past and she had left it far behind. Secondly, her act has hurt Sikh sentiments as the word is considered very sacred in the faith and was blessed by the Guru,” said Diljit Singh Bedi, spokesperson of the SGPC

Asked what action the apex gurdwara body will take to stop the screening of the series with the word ‘Kaur’, he said they would ask Leone through a letter not to use the word.

First Published: Jul 17, 2018 08:50 IST