FIR Registered Against Makers Of Web Series ‘Tandav’

Lucknow: A First Information Report (FIR) has been registered against the creators, actors and director of Amazon Prime Video’s “Tandav”.

Amazon Prime’s India head of original content Aparna Purohit, the director of the series Ali Abbas Zafar, producer Himanshu Krishna Mehra, writer Gaurav Solanki and others have also been named in the FIR lodged at Hazratganj Kotwali in Lucknow.

They have been accused of hurting religious sentiments.

Reportedly, the charges include promoting enmity between different religious groups, race, place of birth, making destruction, damage, or defilement of a place of worship or an object held sacred.

The information and broadcasting ministry has sought an explanation from Amazon Prime after the controversy.

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