The first case has been registered against the makers of the web-series ‘Tandav’ that has been grabbing the limelight for its controversial scene. The case has been filed below sections 505 (2), 153 (a), and 295 (a) of IPC. The FIR that has been registered in Ghatkopar Police Station, Mumbai contains names of the director & producer together with Ali Abbas Zafar, Himanshu Mehra, Aparna Purohit, Gaurav Solanki, and Amit Aggarwal, and others. Not solely this, however the names of actors Saif Ali Khan who performs the position of a politician, and Zeeshan Ayyub (faculty scholar) have additionally been included.
Tandav”, a nine-episode political thriller starring Bollywood A-listers Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia, and Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub, began streaming final week. At the centre of the row is a scene with Zeeshan Ayyub, within the position of faculty scholar Shiva, enjoying the Hindu god Mahadev in a theatre manufacturing.
In Uttar Pradesh, three FIRs have been lodged against the makers and artists of “Tandav” — in Lucknow, Greater Noida and Shahjahanpur. The complainants have alleged inappropriate depiction of UP Police personnel, Hindu deities, and hostile portrayal of a personality enjoying prime minister within the political drama.
#Maharashtra: FIR registered against the makers and actors of internet sequence ‘Tandav’ below sections 153 (A), 295 (A) and 505 (2) IPC at Mumbai’s Ghatkopar Police station
— ANI (@ANI) January 20, 2021
As the controversy escalated, the present makers on Tuesday tried to defuse the scenario by asserting their choice to take away the controversial portion from the present. The solid and crew of the present on Tuesday additionally mentioned that they had determined to implement adjustments to “address concerns”.
In their second apology assertion in two days, the present’s staff additionally thanked the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for its “guidance & support” within the matter.
On Monday, Madhya Pradesh medical schooling minister Vishvas Sarang appealed to Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar looking for ban on the internet sequence for allegedly ridiculing Hindu deities. Sarang had additionally written a letter to Javadekar on this regard and prompt formation of a censor board for the OTT phase.
The minister had mentioned that he mailed a letter to CEO of Amazon Prime to right away withdraw the net sequence.
-With PTI inputs