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People Are Really Mad At Karan Johar For Remaking "Sairat" Without The Caste Angle

It also didn't help that he hired two star kids as the leads.

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Today, Dharma Productions released the first look of their upcoming venture Dhadak starring star kids, Janhvi Kapoor (Sridevi's daughter) and Ishaan Khattar (Shahid Kapoor's brother).

The movie is a love story based in Haryana.
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The movie is a love story based in Haryana.

The film is based on Marathi film Sairat, which is a star-crossed love story between a lower caste boy and an upper caste girl.

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Before the poster was released, a source close to the project said that the vibe of the remake wouldn't quite be the same.

Basically, they didn't want to make same movie.
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Basically, they didn't want to make same movie.

After the poster was revealed, it was clear that the movie's caste invisibility was not going down well with the audience.

Besides that, a lot of people were also tired of Karan Johar's nepotistic ways again.

Point is: Bollywood, you need to be more goddamn inclusive. Learn to tell better stories instead of erasing narratives.