Vishwaroopam row: Films that didn’t hurt Muslim clerics despite similar storylines
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Roja is a 1992 Tamil political drama, romance film directed by Mani Ratnam. The movie got critical acclaim and was made on the backdrop of Kashmir terrorism. In the movie, Pankaj Kapoor played an Islamic terrorist Liaqat. In the movie he was shown performing Islamic rituals.
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Fanaa was released in 2006. Amir Khan played a Rehan, a terrorist who wanted to separate Kashmir from India.
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The movie was released in the year 2000. Hrithik Roshan played a Muslim youth Aman in the movie. In the movie Aman, a Muslim guy, has been sent on a mission to kill two powerful politicians; when he does succeed in assassinating them, his own terrorist group tries to kill him. He escapes and Fiza follows him. They confront each other and with the police closing in on him, he asks her to kill him. As a last resort to give him an honorable end, Fiza kills her brother. Aman dies saying the first Kalma in Islam, lā ‘ilāha ‘illallāh muhammadur-rasūlullāh.
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Kurbaan is a 2009 movie. Saif Ali Khan played a professor named Ehsaan Khan. An Indian professor had extremist religious views as hatched plan for a terrorist attack.
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‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ was released in 2012. It depicted caste struggle among the Muslims. The movie had gory scenes and abusive dialogues, and caste based profiling in Muslims. The movie was a hit and critically acclaimed.