The web series ‘Tandava’ released on January 15 on Amazon Prime raged the BJP leaders. BJP MLA Nand Kishore Gurjar from Loni in Ghaziabad and BJP MP from North East Mumbai Manoj Kotak have written a letter to Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar to completely ban this web series. BJP MLA Ram Kadam has also filed a complaint in Ghatkopar Police Station in Mumbai against this web series ‘Tandava‘. He said that strict action should be taken against the actors, producers, and directors of this series.
Maharashtra: BJP MLA Ram Kadam lodges a complaint against the makers of web series Tandav at Ghatkopar police station in Mumbai for allegedly insulting Hindu Gods.
"Strict against should be taken against the actor, director and producer of the web series," he says. pic.twitter.com/ef5TDYpG5E
— ANI (@ANI) January 17, 2021
BJP MP Manoj Kotak wrote in his letter that these days OTT platforms are quite popular, especially among the youth. There is no censorship here. Due to this, there are repeated attacks on Hindu sentiments, which I strongly condemn. I spoke to Prakash Javadekar about this and requested that for the integrity of India, the content of the OTT platform needs to be regulated.
— TIMES NOW (@TimesNow) January 13, 2021
Why ‘Tandav’ Is Being Demanded to Ban?
The series released on Amazon Prime is a political drama starring Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia, Sunil Grover, and Mohammed Zeeshan Ayub. This series is directed by Ali Abbas Zafar. It is alleged that Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub became Lord Shiva in a scene and appears to be abusing. There is a university named VNU in the series which is named after Swami Vivekananda. BJP leaders are opposing this too.
The scene that came under the scanner shows actor Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub in a stage play where he is dressed as Lord Shiva. The sequence talks about how Lord Ram has become more popular today.@PrakashJavdekar@BJP4India @MIB_India #TandavOnPrime https://t.co/bM5noo1tbE
— The Logical Indian (@LogicalIndians) January 18, 2021