Sara Ali Khan on allegations of love jihad in debut film: Kedarnath is as much Mansoor’s world as it is Mukku’s
“It’s really not that kind of a film, rather it’s about how Kedarnath is as much Mansoor’s world as it’s Mukku’s. I don’t understand this kind of divisiveness, but then I don’t understand racism or sexism, which is rampant across the world, either. At the same time, I believe that while my life’s experiences and education have shaped my thought process, the lack of it could have influenced others to think differently. And just as everyone doesn’t have to like every movie, we can coexist with different world views,” explained Khan.
Set on the 14-km pilgrimage from Gauri Kund to the the 2,000-year-old Kedarnath temple of Lord Shiva, the film revolves around the love story of Mansoor (played by Rajput) and Mukku (Khan), which occurs alongside happenings inspired by the 2013 Uttarkhand floods.
Directed by Abhishek Kapoor and produced by Ronnie Screwvala and Pragya Kapoor, Kedarnath is slated to release on 7 December.
After Kedarnath, Khan will also be seen opposite Ranveer Singh in cop comedy Simmba, directed by Rohit Shetty.