Bollywood icon Shah Rukh Khan, affectionately known as “King Khan,” has reportedly been the target of death threats in the wake of the phenomenal success of his recent film, “Jawan.”
The Maharashtra government swiftly responded to these concerning developments by upgrading Khan’s security to the Y+ category.
The celebrated actor reached out to state authorities after allegedly receiving threats coinciding with the releases of his movies “Pathaan” and “Jawan,” as confirmed by the Maharashtra Police.
These heightened security measures for Khan coincide with the widespread praise for “Jawan,” a film that has been lauded as a rare mainstream Bollywood production carrying a significant political message.
The movie has ignited conversations surrounding its perceived “anti-establishment” themes and its call for responsible voting.
On October 2, which marks Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary, Shah Rukh Khan paid a touching tribute to the iconic leader, underscoring the timeless relevance of Gandhi’s teachings. In an Instagram post he wrote: