Guwahati:Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan called him on Saturday late night expressing concern over reported protests by a rightwing outfit in the state against the release of his film “Pathaan”..
Sarma tweeted he has assured Shah Rukh Khan that the state government will ensure no such untoward incident takes place during the screening of the film.
This comes after Sarma on Saturday said “Who is Shah Rukh Khan? I don’t know anything about him or his film Pathaan”
Mediapersons had raised questions on the violent protest by Bajrang Dal activists, who stormed a theatre at Narengi in the city on Friday where the film is slated to be screened. The far right-wing group’s volunteers tore down the film’s posters and burnt them.