In a recent interview, director Shakun Batra said he received an abusive e-mail after Gehraiyaan's release, which criticised his filmmaking abilities. Filmmaker Shakun Batra's latest release Gehraiyaan has divided the audience.
However, Shakun said many have been praising the film too. He added, "Then, I had an email from a psychologist in Brisbane who said the psychology of the characters really added up to him.
Many fans have appreciated a mature take on adult, non-judgemental relationships and infidelity in the film. However, others have criticised the film for being superficial or even what they felt was promoting or glorifying adultery.