Ranbir Kapoor faces complaint for ‘hurting religious sentiments’ in viral video from Kapoor family’s Christmas lunch

Ranbir Kapoor has been accused of “insulting the Sanatan Dharma” by saying “Jai Mata Di” after pouring liquor on a cake and setting it on fire on Christmas.

Ranbir Kapoor’s viral Christmas video has not gown down well with a Mumbai resident who filed a complaint against him and his family members at a city police station on Wednesday. A copy of the complaint is available online and states that the complainant has accused Ranbir and his family of “deliberately invoking Hindu Gods and Goddesses by sprinkling intoxicating liquor on the cake and offering it to fire while celebrating any other religious festival with the intention of insulting the Sanatan Dharma there”.

Complaint against Ranbir, others
No First Information Report (FIR) has been registered in the case yet after the complainant asked for the actor to be booked under section 295(A), 298, 500, 34 of the Indian Penal Code.

According to PTI, Sanjay Tiwari, who filed the complaint at Ghatkopar police station through his lawyers Ashish Rai and Pankaj Mishra, claimed that in the video, the actor is seen pouring liquor on cake and setting it on fire while saying “Jai Mata Di”. In Hinduism, fire god is invoked before invoking other deities, but Ranbir and his family members deliberately used intoxicants while celebrating the festival of another religion and chanted “Jai Mata Di”, the complaint said. This hurt the complainant’s religious sentiments, it alleged.

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