The government is largely keeping its peace. The knee-jerk Hindutva groups are uncharacteristically muted. Social media’s hyperactive Hindutva troll brigade has not threatened Nolan with deceasement.
Thakur is understood to have asked the CBFC to get the scene where Oppenheimer appears to indulge in a sexual intercourse while reading verses from the Bhagavad Gita deleted from the movie.
Established in 1923, Gita Press is one of the world’s largest publishers, having published 41.7 crore books in 14 languages, including 16.21 crore Shrimad Bhagvad Gita.
The belief is that it would give birth to ‘sanskari (well-cultured)’, ‘deshbhakat (patriotic), and ‘achhe-bacche’ (good children).