Indian filmmaker gets death threat from RSS for her movie ‘Kali’ poster

Toronto, September 13 (KMS): Indian writer, poet and filmmaker Leena Manimekalai, based in Toronto, Canada, has said that she received death threats from the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) regarding the poster of her latest film ‘Kaali’.

The poster shows a woman dressed as the Hindu goddess Kali smoking a cigarette.

Leena took to her Twitter handle and posted a picture of a letter that is reportedly being circulated by the RSS.

“RSS is circulating this death threat in Toronto. Someone from Etobicoke has sent me this image @TorontoPolice“, Leena Manimekalai Tweeted.

The filmmaker also tagged the Toronto police in the post.

“Her (Leena Manimekalai) abhorant attitude has defamed the Hindutva ideology,” said the letter in question. It also stated further that Leena won’t be allowed to move freely in India.

The letter also states that Leena’s family will have to face the consequences due to her actions.

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