PHOTOS: Aamir Khan's 'PK' Sparks Violent Protests Across India From Hindu Activists

31/12/2014 7:59 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:24 AM IST
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Activists from Shiv Sena, Sher-e-Punjab, shout slogans as they protest against the film 'PK' outside a cinema in Amritsar on December 23, 2014. The protest was held against the film for allegedly offending Shiv Sena religious sentiments. AFP PHOTO/ NARINDER NANU (Photo credit should read NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images)

Widespread protests have swept the nation against Aamir Khan's latest film 'PK' that took a stand against organsied religion and Hindu godmen who dupe followers. Here are some snapshots from the the agitation.

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    Activists from Shiv Sena, Sher-e-Punjab, prepare to burn a poster against the film 'PK' outside a cinema in Amritsar on December 23, 2014. The protest was held against the film for allegedly offending Shiv Sena religious sentiments. AFP PHOTO/ NARINDER NANU (Photo credit should read NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Activists from Shiv Sena, Sher-e-Punjab, shout slogans as they protest against the film 'PK' outside a cinema in Amritsar on December 23, 2014. The protest was held against the film for allegedly offending Shiv Sena religious sentiments. AFP PHOTO/ NARINDER NANU (Photo credit should read NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Activists from Shiv Sena, Sher-e-Punjab, burn a poster against the film 'PK' outside a cinema in Amritsar on December 23, 2014. The protest was held against the film for allegedly offending Shiv Sena religious sentiments. AFP PHOTO/ NARINDER NANU (Photo credit should read NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images)
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    NOIDA, INDIA - DECEMBER 28: Activists of rightwing organisation burn a poster of Aamir Khan-starrer film PK on December 28, 2014 in Noida, India. Accusing Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community, right-wing outfits accused Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community demanded a ban on the film. (Photo by Salman Ali/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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    NEW DELHI, INDIA - DECEMBER 28: Activists of rightwing organisation Hindu Sena attacking a poster of Aamir Khan-starrer film PK outside Rivoli cinema in, Connaught Place on December 28, 2014 in New Delhi, India. Accusing Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community, right-wing outfits accused Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community demanded a ban on the film. (Photo by Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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    GHAZIABAD, INDIA - DECEMBER 28: Activist of Hindu outfits burnt poster of Aamir Khan-starrer film PK outside theater on December 28, 2014 in Ghaziabad, India. Accusing Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community, right-wing outfits accused Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community demanded a ban on the film. (Photo by Sakib Ali/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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    GHAZIABAD, INDIA - DECEMBER 28: Activist of Hindu outfits burnt poster of Aamir Khan-starrer film PK outside theater on December 28, 2014 in Ghaziabad, India. Accusing Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community, right-wing outfits accused Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community demanded a ban on the film. (Photo by Sakib Ali/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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    BHOPAL, INDIA - DECEMBER 28: Bajrang Dal activists clash with policemen during a protest against Aamir Khan-starrer film PK outside Jyoti Talkies on December 28, 2014 in Bhopal, India. Accusing Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community, right-wing outfits accused Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community demanded a ban on the film. (Photo by Bidesh Manna/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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    GHAZIABAD, INDIA - DECEMBER 28: Activist of Hindu outfits burnt poster of Aamir Khan-starrer film PK outside theater on December 28, 2014 in Ghaziabad, India. Accusing Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community, right-wing outfits accused Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community demanded a ban on the film. (Photo by Sakib Ali/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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    BHOPAL, INDIA - DECEMBER 28: Bajrang Dal activists clash with policemen during a protest against Aamir Khan-starrer film PK outside Jyoti Talkies on December 28, 2014 in Bhopal, India. Accusing Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community, right-wing outfits accused Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community demanded a ban on the film. (Photo by Bidesh Manna/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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    BHOPAL, INDIA - DECEMBER 28: Bajrang Dal activists clash with policemen during a protest against Aamir Khan-starrer film PK outside Jyoti Talkies on December 28, 2014 in Bhopal, India. Accusing Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community, right-wing outfits accused Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community demanded a ban on the film. (Photo by Bidesh Manna/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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    BHOPAL, INDIA - DECEMBER 28: Bajrang Dal activists burning the poster of Aamir Khan-starrer film PK outside Jyoti Talkies on December 28, 2014 in Bhopal, India. Accusing Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community, right-wing outfits accused Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community demanded a ban on the film. (Photo by Bidesh Manna/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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    BHOPAL, INDIA - DECEMBER 28: Bajrang Dal activists burning the poster of Aamir Khan-starrer film PK outside Jyoti Talkies on December 28, 2014 in Bhopal, India. Accusing Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community, right-wing outfits accused Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community demanded a ban on the film. (Photo by Bidesh Manna/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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    NEW DELHI, INDIA - DECEMBER 30: Activists of rightwing organizations Bajrang Dal and Hindu Sena clash with police duirng protest against Aamir Khan-starrer film PK outside Delite Cinema Theater on December 30, 2014 in New Delhi, India. Right-wing outfits accused Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community demanded a ban on the film. Bollywood and theatre owners came out openly in support of the hugely successful Hindi film which takes a hard-hitting swipe at organised religion and godmen. (Photo by Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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    NEW DELHI, INDIA - DECEMBER 30: Activists of rightwing organizations Bajrang Dal and Hindu Sena clash with police duirng protest against Aamir Khan-starrer film PK outside Delite Cinema Theater on December 30, 2014 in New Delhi, India. Right-wing outfits accused Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community demanded a ban on the film. Bollywood and theatre owners came out openly in support of the hugely successful Hindi film which takes a hard-hitting swipe at organised religion and godmen. (Photo by Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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    NEW DELHI, INDIA - DECEMBER 30: Poster of Aamir Khan-starrer film PK torn by activists of rightwing organizations Bajrang Dal and Hindu Sena outside Delite Cinema Theater on December 30, 2014 in New Delhi, India. Right-wing outfits accused Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community demanded a ban on the film. Bollywood and theatre owners came out openly in support of the hugely successful Hindi film which takes a hard-hitting swipe at organised religion and godmen. (Photo by Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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    NEW DELHI, INDIA - DECEMBER 30: Activists of rightwing organizations Bajrang Dal and Hindu Sena burn the posters of Aamir Khan-starrer film PK outside Delite Cinema Theater on December 30, 2014 in New Delhi, India. Right-wing outfits accused Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community demanded a ban on the film. Bollywood and theatre owners came out openly in support of the hugely successful Hindi film which takes a hard-hitting swipe at organised religion and godmen. (Photo by Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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    NEW DELHI, INDIA - DECEMBER 30: Activists of rightwing organizations Bajrang Dal and Hindu Sena burn the posters of Aamir Khan-starrer film PK outside Delite Cinema Theater on December 30, 2014 in New Delhi, India. Right-wing outfits accused Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community demanded a ban on the film. Bollywood and theatre owners came out openly in support of the hugely successful Hindi film which takes a hard-hitting swipe at organised religion and godmen. (Photo by Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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    NEW DELHI, INDIA - DECEMBER 30: Activists of rightwing organizations Bajrang Dal and Hindu Sena burn the posters of Aamir Khan-starrer film PK outside Delite Cinema Theater on December 30, 2014 in New Delhi, India. Right-wing outfits accused Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community demanded a ban on the film. Bollywood and theatre owners came out openly in support of the hugely successful Hindi film which takes a hard-hitting swipe at organised religion and godmen. (Photo by Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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    NEW DELHI, INDIA - DECEMBER 30: Poster of Aamir Khan-starrer film PK torn by activists of rightwing organizations Bajrang Dal and Hindu Sena outside Delite Cinema Theater on December 30, 2014 in New Delhi, India. Right-wing outfits accused Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community demanded a ban on the film. Bollywood and theatre owners came out openly in support of the hugely successful Hindi film which takes a hard-hitting swipe at organised religion and godmen. (Photo by Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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    NEW DELHI, INDIA - DECEMBER 30: Activists of rightwing organizations Bajrang Dal and Hindu Sena burn the posters of Aamir Khan-starrer film PK outside Delite Cinema Theater on December 30, 2014 in New Delhi, India. Right-wing outfits accused Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community demanded a ban on the film. Bollywood and theatre owners came out openly in support of the hugely successful Hindi film which takes a hard-hitting swipe at organised religion and godmen. (Photo by Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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    Hindu right-wing activists of the Hindu Sena tear a giant movie poster during a protest demanding a ban on the Bollywood movie "PK" in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014. Hindu radical groups vandalised theatres and multiplexes across several states alleging some scenes hurt religious sentiments of Hindus, according to news reports. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)

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