The Hollywood film ‘Oppenheimer’ which released this week has received a mixed response. The film has received a good response in India. Currently, a new controversy has surrounded the film. There are rumors that the Bhagavad Gita, the holy book of Hindus, has been insulted in the film. This has sparked a huge debate.
Famous scientist Oppenheimer was heavily influenced by Hindu scriptures. Oppenheimer himself said that the Bhagavad Gita helped him in the discovery of the atomic bomb. Now Christopher Nolan has made a movie ‘Oppenheimer’ based on his life. Irish actor Cillian Murphy, who plays Oppenheimer in the film, also said that he had read the Bhagavad Gita.
But there is outrage that Bhagavad Gita has been insulted in the film, which hurts the sentiments of Hindus in those scenes. Bhagad Gita influence on the film. But in a scene in the film, Florence Piggs’ character Jean Tatslak and Oppenheimer are shown reciting the Bhagavad Gita during a romantic scene. This issue has now created a controversy.
There is a lot of discussion about this in social media. Netizens are also reacting differently. Director Nolan says that it is good that Bhagavad Gita is mentioned in his film, but it is inappropriate to show the holy Bhagavad Gita in bold scenes. They are demanding to remove this scene which hurts the sentiments of Hindus or to ban the film in India.