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‘Masoom’: Shekhar Kapur’s nostalgic post on his film sparks debate on Twitter

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Ace director Shekhar Kapur who is quite active on social media recently shared a nostalgic post on his renowned film ‘Masoom’ 1983. Much to the director’s surprise, his post sparked a debate on Twitter.

Kapur took to his Twitter handle and shared a post recalling how he didn’t listen to people who wanted him to change the script. Soon, Kapur was questioned by Twitterati about the inspiration behind the film.

In his post, the filmmaker had revealed how several people wanted him to change the script of the film, as it had no villain and drama which generally attracts the audience at the ticket counters. Breaking the stereotypes of the film’s plot in that era, ‘Masoom’ went to become one of the blockbusters of its time.

Check out Shekhar’s post below.

As the filmmaker calls his decision a rebellious one, his post gave a spark to controversy. Soon netizens started pointing out how ‘Masoom’ was the remake of Hollywood film ‘Man Woman and Child’. Interestingly, the plot of the film-‘Man Woman and Child’ was based on the story of Erich Segal’s novel of the same name.

Now check out how Twitter reacted to his post.

While there were some who supported the filmmaker by acknowledging the fact that his film is an adaptation and he never shied away from admitting that

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