Washington, DC. After days of protests over the arrest and subsequent mistreatment of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, US President Barack Obama has spoken out and offered a deal to India to end this crisis.
Obama has promised that he will drop all charges against Devyani Khobragade if India forces Yash Raj Films (YRF) to remove every mention of the American city “Chicago” from their new release, Dhoom 3.
Dhoom 3 is the latest film in the blockbuster film franchise featuring two Bollywood mega stars Abhishek Bachchan and Uday Chopra, and is based in Chicago.
Speaking to Faking News in the lawns of the White House, Obama said, “The film has shown Chicago police department in very bad light. It has caused serious anger among the policemen that they were shown seeking help from Mumbai police to solve theft cases.”
“This is a bigger humiliation India has bestowed upon us than we could manage by arresting the diplomat. And now it’s becoming hugely embarrassing and humiliating as the movie is rumored to be doing good, despite negative reviews by critics, and could be shown in the international markets too,” the US president shared his concerns.
“I mean, we don’t need Abhishek Bachchan and Uday Chopra to come here and solve simple robberies! At least send the one man army Arnab Goswami if you were going to follow this plot in the film,” Obama went on to add.
When Faking News contacted Uday Chopra for his reaction, he said “We can’t change the film now. Also, US shouldn’t forget the good bilateral relations than YRF and USA enjoys. After my last superhit movie Pyaar Impossible showed me as a student in a university of California, millions of my fans had applied to get admission there. US earned a lot of forex due to that.”
The Government of India has not yet responded to the offer, though they are supposed to be in talks with YRF to help them solve this ongoing impasse. Apparently, YRF is asking for Dadasaheb Phalke Award and National Film Award for Uday Chopra to make this modification in the movie.