Mumbai: Filmmaker-choreographer Farah Khan, who has been booked for reportedly hurting religious sentiments of the Christian community on a TV show, is “extremely saddened” that some sentiments have been hurt by a recent episode, and she said that she respects all religions.
“I’m extremely saddened that some sentiments have been inadvertently hurt by a recent episode of my show. I respect all religions, n it would never be my intention 2disrespect any. On behalf of the entire team, Raveena Tandon, Bharti Singh and Myself.. we do sincerely apologise,” she tweeted Friday.
Punjab Police on Thursday booked actress Raveena Tandon, Farah and comedian Bharti Singh for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of the Christian community on a TV show, an official said.
The case was registered on the complaint of Sonu Jafar, President of the Christian Front, in Ajnala town in Amritsar district. He alleged that religious sentiments of the Christians have been hurt, when the stars trivialised the word “Hallelujah”, while trying to pronounce it.
“Hallelujah” is a Hebrew word meaning “Praise ye, Yah”, referring to the Lord.
The case was registered under section 295-A (deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs) under the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
Senior Superintendent of Police Vikram Jeet Duggal said the case was registered on the complaint along the video footage of the programme.