Highlights

  • 'Pushpa: The Rise' released nationwide in theatres on Dec 17
  • Samantha's special number 'Oo Antava' courts controversy
  • Whatever is written in the song is true, Allu Arjun backs Samantha

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A men's association has filed a case against Samantha and the makers of the film for the dance number, for portraying men as 'lustful' throughout his lyrics.

As Allu Arjun-starrer 'Pushpa: The Rise', hit theatres on Friday, a song from the film featuring Samantha has triggered a controversy.

The peppy number has not gone down well with a certain section of netizens, and a men's association has filed a case against Samantha and the makers of the film in a court in Andhra Pradesh. They say the song portrays men as lustful creatures and the lyrics of the song are objectionable. They are now calling for a ban on the song.

The song from 'Pushpa The Rise', 'Oo Antava' delivers a hard-hitting message at how objectify women.

Also watch | Samantha's new dance number 'Oo Antava' for Allu Arjun-starrer 'Pushpa' is out

At a recent media interaction in Chennai, Allu Arjun was asked his view on the row, and the actor just had two words to say, 'It's true, whatever the song's lyrics say, it is true.'

But there are others who believe there’s nothing controversial in the song, instead it highlights the harsh reality of our society. In fact, Samantha, also shared some of fan videos, on Twitter, she wrote 'Missed the mass".

Directed by Sukumar, 'Pushpa: The Rise' stars Allu Arjun, Fahadh Faasil and Rashmika Mandanna in lead roles.

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