Mumbai. After accused of promoting ragging, copying other’s creative work and dumbing down of higher education, 3 Idiots team is now being accused of promoting farting in public. An NGO has moved a petition against the producers and actors for making one of the key characters of the movie – Chatur Ramalingam aka Silencer – fart many times in the movie and even read a shloka praising his farting abilities.
“It was disgusting to see a movie that glorified farting. Everyone in the multiplex was laughing like a donkey when Chatur was delivering the fart speech. This can’t be tolerated. All is not well with this senseless movie.” Hawa Ram, spokesperson of the NGO called IAF (Indians Against Farting) said, especially accusing Aamir Khan of conspiring to make India a fart-friendly nation by deceit.
In the movie, Rancho, the character played by Aamir Khan, pens some Sanskrit sounding verse that was actually a phonetic adaptation of various kinds of farting. The verse is read out by Chatur on Teacher’s Day as a part of welcome speech. IAF members believe that not only in the movie, Aamir Khan is conspiring even in the real world.
“Aamir Khan is the main culprit. He projects himself as a serious person but has been silently working to turn India into a fart nation. You remember Taare Zameen Par? In that movie, he promoted that child actor Darsheel Safary, who is now playing Padduram – a farting child. What nonsense!” Hawa Ram hinted at the conspiracy, citing the second movie of Darsheel rumored to be released sometime this year.
When the question was put to Vidhu Vinod Chopra, the producer of 3 Idiots, he told our reporter to shut up. Our reporter went silent and then farted loudly, after which Vidhu apologized for his misconduct. Later on, Vidhu revealed that the story of 3 Idiots was based on Chetan Bhagat’s novel Five Point Someone, and hence all such accusations and litigations should be directed at Chetan.
When contacted, Chetan Bhagat said that the issue was over from his side and he has moved on.
IAF has accused both Chetan Bhagat and the 3 Idiots team to have colluded to divert the attention from the real issue.