After FIRs in Mumbai, Lucknow and Greater Nodia, now a fresh FIR has been lodged in Bengaluru against Ali Abbas Zafar and Saif Ali Khan, over their recent release Tandav. Social activist Kiran Aradhya has accused the producers and others associated with the show of hurting Hindu sentiments. According to reports, the Bengaluru police have sought legal opinion before proceeding with the FIR. The complainant has also expressed objection on the character ‘portrayed as Shiva’ using cuss words in the controversial scene. The FIR reportedly has been lodged under sections 295 A (deliberate and malicious intention of outraging the religious feelings), 153 A (wanton vilification or attacks upon the religion, race, place of birth, residence, language etc) and 298 (utters any word or makes any sound with deliberate intent to wound the religious feelings of any person). Apart from actors including Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub and Saif Ali Khan, Aparna Purohit of Amazon Prime Video, director Ali Abbas Zafar, and producer Farhan Akhtar have also been named in the complaint. Last week, after the backlash, the makers assured netizens that after consulting the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, they have decided to drop two scenes from the first episode of the… Read full this story
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