Tandav which got released a few days back, has been getting mixed reaction from netizens and viewers where recently people expressed their rage and ire by taking to twitter and bringing the hashtag #BoycottTandav. After facing so much backlash from all sections, latest update in Tandav row is that official statement has been released from Tandav’s cast and crew.
Not only did people stop to social media, but also the security was increased outside Saif and Kareena’s new home as people came out to the streets for expressing their displeasure and anger over the series and the hurting of Hindu sentiments yet again. Facing this bashing on social media and in real, now latest development in Tandav row is that official statement has been released from Tandav’s cast and crew.
After bearing the brunt and furious anger of netizens and many other sections of our society for misleading and hurtful jibes and bad representation of Hindu religion in the series Tandav, this new scoop of the day in the Tandav row is that official statement has been released from Tandav’s cast and crew.
The recently released digital webseries made by the ace film maker Ali Abbas Zafar with an ensemble star cast, titled Tandav that starred Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia, Sunil Grover, Zeeshan Ayyub, Gauahar Khan and other actors in leading pivotal roles on Amazon Prime Video has faced a lot of backlash and trolling along with being incessantly bashed by many sections of our society citing that the series has repeatedly tried hurting the Hindu sentiments.
In fact, now apart from the trending hashtags of #BoycottTandav and #BoycottSaifAliKhan on twitter from past few days, twist in the tale over here is that the globally renowned OTT streaming platform Amazon Prime Video has been summoned and given a legal notice by Information and Broadcasting Ministry in connection with the controversy surrounding the webseries. Not only this, but troubles are gone to another level for the webseries as the BJP leader Kapil Mishra has also strongly demanded a ban to the webseries Tandav in a series of tweets on his official twitter handle.
Official statement released from the cast and crew of Tandav reads, “We have been closely monitoring viewer reactions to the web series ‘Tandav’ and today during a discussion, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting have informed us regarding a large number of grievances and petitions received on various facets of the web series with serious concerns and apprehensions regarding its content hurting the sentiments of the people”.
Furthermore, it also mentioned, “The web series ‘Tandav’ is a work of fiction and any resemblance to acts and persons and events is purely coincidental. The cast and crew did not have any intention to offend the sentiments of any individual, caste, community, race, religion or religious beliefs or insult or outrage any institution, political party or person, living or dead. The cast and crew of ‘Tandav’ take cognizance of the concerns expressed by the people and unconditionally apologize if it has unintentionally hurt anybody’s sentiments”.