FIR Filed Towards ‘Tandav’ Makers And Solid In Mumbai
Mumbai: Mumbai Police on Wednesday registered an FIR in opposition to the makers and forged of Amazon Prime’s controversial net sequence “Tandav”, primarily based on a criticism lodged by a BJP MLA within the metropolis, an official stated. The case was registered by the Ghatkopar police in opposition to the actors of the net sequence, together with Saif Ali Khan and Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub, its director Ali Abbas Zafar, producer Himanshu Mehra, author Gaurav Solanki, head of Amazon’s India head of unique content material Aparna Purohit, Amazon India’s head Amit Agarwal, the official stated.
“Tandav”, which additionally options actors Dimple Kapadia, Sunil Grover, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Dino Morea, Kumud Mishra, Gauhar Khan and Kritika Kamra, premiered on the streaming platform final Friday. “BJP’s Ghatkopar MLA Ram Kadam had earlier submitted a written criticism in opposition to the net sequence alleging that it harm the spiritual sentiments of Hindus. He additionally took out a morcha at Amazon’s net head workplace in BKC,” the police official stated.
The case was registered beneath numerous IPC sections, together with 153-A (selling enmity between totally different teams on floor of faith), 295-A (deliberate and malicious acts, supposed to outrage spiritual emotions of any class by insulting its faith or spiritual beliefs), he stated. Senior police officers in Mumbai confirmed that the case was registered on the premise of criticism filed by Kadam.
Taking cognisance of the complaints relating to the net sequence, the Ministry of Info and Broadcasting on Sunday sought a proof from the Amazon Prime Video on the difficulty. The federal government not too long ago introduced OTT platforms, similar to Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ Hotstar, in addition to different on-line information and present affairs content material, beneath the ambit of the I&B ministry, giving it powers to control insurance policies and guidelines for the digital house.
Of their second apology assertion in as many days, the forged and crew of “Tandav” on Tuesday stated they’d determined to implement modifications to “handle issues”.
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