Orgy Row: Ali Abbas Zafar, the director of the web series, has apologized amid the controversy of ‘Tandava’. The series, released on Amazon Prime Video last week, allegedly portrayed Hindu gods in an objectionable manner, leading to criticism.
In this regard, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has summoned the officials of Amazon Prime Video. Complaints have been filed against Tandava in UP and Maharashtra.
Our sincere apologies. pic.twitter.com/Efr9s0kYnl
– Ali Abbas Zafar (Alibaszafar) January 18, 2021
An FIR was lodged against series director Ali Abbas Zafar and writer Gaurav Solanki at Hazratganj police station in Lucknow late on Sunday night.
An official statement released by the cast and crew of ‘Tandava’ said, “We are closely monitoring the audience response for the web series Tandava and during a discussion today, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting gave us Be informed that a large number of complaints and petitions have been received about various aspects of the series, including serious concerns and apprehensions about its content that are hurting your feelings. “
The statement said, “The Tandava is based on a fictional story and is a pure coincidence that it resembles any activity, person, or event. Its creators and artists are used by any person, race, community, religious sentiments or religious There was no intention of hurting beliefs or insulting any institution, political party or person (living or dead). “
It added, “The entire unit of Tandava takes cognizance of the concerns expressed by the people and we apologize unconditionally if it has inadvertently hurt a person’s feelings.”
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