Bhubaneswar: In another development to the poster row of Papu Pom Pom’s upcoming movie ‘Mr Kanheiya’, a notice has been issued to the film producer Sitaram Agarwal.
As per reports, Bhubaneswar Mahila police issued the notice to the accused producer for regarding the misogynist poster.
Earlier, clearing his stand over the controversy, comedian Papu Pom Pom claimed that the picture was fabricated.
Giving clarification regarding the poster which triggered controversy for disrespecting women, the comedian in a video claimed that the pictures in the poster were morphed.
He said the movie was shot at a college and someone might have clicked a photograph of a scene.
The production house has also issued a statement over the controversy and stated that the post was not published by them.
Notably, the poster featuring Papu controlling a bunch of young women by holding a leash to the ropes tied around their necks surfaced on the internet attracting strong criticisms.
Social activist Linkan Subudhi also filed a complaint at Mahila Police Station here demanding action against the actor, producer and director of the movie.