The noted film producer / TV and OTT czarina Ekta Kapoor’s much awaited digital webseries titled His Story which is streaming on Alt Balaji app, had been in a lot of controversies lately when the makers of critically acclaimed film Loev slammed Alt Balaji for illegally plagiarising their film’s original motion poster and then Ekta Kapoor had given an public apology and also taken down the posters from all social media platforms and now a latest twist in tale is that Ekta Kapoor willingly edits intimate steamy scenes in His Story.
This is a welcoming change indeed wherein Ekta Kapoor willingly edits intimate steamy scenes in His Story.
After facing ire and wrath of netizens and social media users on all platforms, in order to avoid any more controversies surrounding her webseries which has been in buzz ever since its announcement itself since it is going to be exploring the same male centric sexual love story after the hugely successful female centric same gender love story titled The Married Woman (2021), she has taken this decision wherein Ekta Kapoor willingly edits intimate steamy scenes in His Story.
This is indeed a new and positive change in the industry as ever since censorship on OTT platforms has been regulated, even the concept of self-censorship has finally arrived in our entertainment industry as well and biggest proof of the same is that the noted maverick producer Ekta Kapoor whose series have always been in a mire of controversies and also been slammed repeatedly by netizens for showcasing disturbing sexual content, specifically more so have been facing the regular protests for their indecent content has finally made up her mind and also decided to clamp down her creative freedom as well.
In the much awaited series, His Story which has a plot about a successful marriage going kaput and through a rough patch after her husband’s illicit sexual affair with another man comes out in the open, many intimate and steamy sexual scenes between both the male actors in the series have been left out on the editing table and also confirming this news, a source in his latest byte to a leading digital entertainment portal was quoted saying, “They had shot a lot more intimate scenes between Satyadeep Mishra and Mrinal Dutt. But finally decided to retain just a couple of kissing shots, and that too very discreetly done”.
Source also explained about how new norm for all OTT platforms is self-censorship now and also mentioned about why to wait for trouble before clamping down controversial content.