Drama unfolded after Protesters surged inside the Multiplex at Bentley Bridge, Wednesfield, at 5.30pm on Sunday to stop the screening of film ‘Nanak Shah Fakir.’ The protesters sat inside the cinema hall showing the film until the demands were met.
The bosses of the cinema showed up in a hurry and immediately removed the screening of the film. The poster of ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’ was removed and the owners promised to never show the film again.
The bosses apologised and issued full refunds to the customers. According to a media report, hundreds were evacuated from the cinema due to the protests.
Protests in other UK cinemas has caused the film to be stopped from showing as Cinema owners don’t want to hurt religious sentiments.
One man said he was frightened during the protest as he stated he was intimidated,
Cineworld spokeswoman Liz Larvin, said: “We can confirm that customers were asked to leave our Wolverhampton cinema due to a small protest.
“We apologised and offered those customers affected a full refund.
Police arrived on the scene to investigate the situation.
“We have taken the decision to cancel screenings of Nanak Shah Fakir because we want our customers to enjoy visiting our cinemas and experience a wide range of films without disruption from others.”
“We apologise to anyone disappointed by this decision and to those customers impacted on Sunday.”