The title of Akshay Kumar's upcoming film Prithviraj has been changed to Samrat Prithviraj. The film releases on June 3.

Akshay Kumar's Prithviraj is now Samrat Prithviraj

The film's makers, YRF has penned an official letter to Shri Rajput Karni Sena President, informing him about the development.

Akshay Kumar's Prithviraj is now Samrat Prithviraj

After numerous meetings and service of notice, Prithiviraj makers YRF, considering the sentiment and demand of the Rajput community, on May 27, has agreed to change the film name from Prithviraj to Samrat Prithviraj.

Akshay Kumar's Prithviraj is now Samrat Prithviraj

Advocate Raghavendra Mehrotra, who is representing Shree Rajput Karni Sena, had sent the legal notice followed by filing a PIL no. (St) 16448/2022 before the Hon'ble High Court.

Akshay Kumar's Prithviraj is now Samrat Prithviraj

The demand was the change in the name of the film considering the sentiment of his client, that stated that the Rajput community was hurt.

Akshay Kumar's Prithviraj is now Samrat Prithviraj

The letter can be read, "Dear Sir, we, Yash Raj Films Private Limited, have been one of the leading production houses and distribution companies ..

Akshay Kumar's Prithviraj is now Samrat Prithviraj

Further adding, "We sincerely appreciate your effort in alerting us about your grievance in relation to the current title of the Film..

Akshay Kumar's Prithviraj is now Samrat Prithviraj

We are grateful to have your complete support, locally and globally, for release of the Film and for the assurances provided in your Letter."

Akshay Kumar's Prithviraj is now Samrat Prithviraj