Controversy has arisen over the web series ‘Tandava’ of Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia and Sunil Grover, released on Amazon Prime Video on 15 January. From social media users to politicians, there are many objection to this series demanding removal of scenes.
In such a situation, on Tuesday, the second meeting of the Makers was held with the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, in which the makers decided that they would remove the controversial scenes from the series.
Controversy occurred due to this scene
There is an uproar in the scene of ‘Tandava’ in which Mohammad Zeeshan is playing the role of Lord Shiva in a play at Ayub College. This scene is becoming very viral on social media. Many BJP leaders have demanded to ban it.
Let us know that in this political drama, stars like Gauhar Khan, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Anoop Soni, Dino Morea, Kumud Mishra, Sandhya Mridula and Kritika Kamra are also seen in important roles.
The makers announced the change in the meeting
After complaints received by the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, the makers were asked to clarify their stand on Monday.
After this, the ministry called a second video conference meeting on Tuesday with the makers of this political drama web series and representatives of Amazon Prime. Here the makers announced to remove the controversial scene from the series. He also thanked the ministry for guiding him.
Entire unit of ‘Tandava’ raised concern
Ali Abbas Zafar, the director of the series, who was present in both the meetings with the ministry, said on Tuesday that the makers have decided that changes will be made in the series in view of the concerns of the people that are causing the controversy.
Zafar wrote in one of his tweets, “The entire unit of Tandava has decided to make changes keeping in mind the concern being raised about the series.”
Zafar was not intended to hurt people’s feelings
He wrote, ‘We thank the ministry for its guidance and support. If any person’s feelings have been hurt by the series, we apologize once more for this.
Zafar said, ‘We have great respect for the feelings of the people of the country. We did not intend to hurt feelings of any person, caste, community religion or religious belief or insult any institution and political party. ‘
See Ali Abbas Zafar’s tweet
– ali abbas zafar (@aliabbaszafar) January 19, 2021
Zafar apologized on Monday as well
Earlier on Monday, Zafar wrote a statement on Monday, “Tandava is a fictional story and we unconditionally apologize to you for any activity, person or incident that has inadvertently hurt someone’s feelings.”
See Zafar’s Monday tweet
Our sincere apologies. pic.twitter.com/Efr9s0kYnl
– ali abbas zafar (@aliabbaszafar) January 18, 2021