They’re booked by Rewa police on a criticism filed by Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) nationwide secretary Gaurav Tiwari who demanded apology from Netflix and makers of the collection, and elimination of “objectionable scenes”, which he acknowledged had been additionally “encouraging love jihad”.
“I had requested officers to look at the collection ‘A Appropriate Boy’ being streamed on Netflix to examine if kissing scenes in it had been filmed in a temple and if it damage spiritual sentiments. The examination prima facie discovered that these scenes are hurting the feelings of a specific faith,” Mishra stated in a video assertion.
“On the premise of a criticism filed by Gaurav Tiwari, an FIR is being registered underneath part 295 (A) (malicious acts to outrage and insulting the spiritual emotions and beliefs) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in Rewa in opposition to Netflix officials- Monika Shergill and Ambika Khurana,” he added.
Rewa superintendent of police Rakesh Kumar Singh advised reporters that the FIR has been registered and additional investigation is underway.
On Saturday, Gaurav Tiwari had submitted a memorandum to the Rewa superintendent of police demanding an apology from Netflix and makers of the collection, and elimination of “objectionable scenes” from “A Appropriate Boy”.
“Kissing scenes (filmed) inside a temple of Lord Maheshwar (a historic city positioned on the banks of Narmada in Madhya Pradesh) have damage the feelings of Hindus. That is additionally encouraging ‘love jihad’,” Tiwari had acknowledged.
He had named Monika Shergill and Ambika Khurana in his criticism utility.
The six-part Netflix collection has been directed by famend filmmaker Mira Nair, who is understood for her critically-acclaimed movies equivalent to “Salaam Bombay”, “Monsoon Wedding” and “The Namesake”.