Police Complaint for use of ‘Caste Slur’ in Baahubali 2 

New trouble arises for Director SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali: The Conclusion as a police complaint was filed by members of a group in Hyderabad for allegedly showing their community in a bad light and hurting their sentiments by allegedly using a caste slur.

The members of the Arekatika Porata Samithi have filed a complaint at the Banjara Hills police station alleging a scene where Kattappa says ‘Katika Cheekati’ has insulted their community as Katika is a cast slur. “We Katika people indulge in the trade of butchery, to sell meat of goats, sheep and hens, to provide healthy food to the society, as part of our livelihood. We are not harsh, inhuman and anti-social people as the movies try to portray us,” the group has said in the complaint as per a media report.

The group has also requested the censor board for immediate removal of Katika from the film. The same report said the police officers are, however, yet to file a case based on their complaint.

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