A video purportedly showing a family being asked to leave the theatre for not standing during national anthem has gone viral on social media.

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A video purportedly showing a family being asked to leave the theatre for not standing during national anthem has gone viral on social media.The updated video, posted on Facebook, has been shared over 2,500 times and shows that people present in the theatre asked a family to leave because they were sitting while the national anthem was being played. The 2.40 minute video clip shows audience creating ruckus, while a few people questioning the family as to why they could not stand for the national anthem when they can sit for four hours to watch the movie. However, after some time the family was forced to leave the cinema hall and the audience celebrated with a round of applause.<!– Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Though, we independently cannot verify the authenticity of the location, according to some reports, the incident took place during a show of the movie Tamasha at a PVR in Kurla in Mumbai, while some reports suggest that the incident took place at a PVR in Bengaluru. Watch the video here:

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