Ali Abbas Zafar’s Tandav has been the discuss of the city since its launch. After a number of FIRs have been filed in opposition to the makers, Zafar had launched a press release apologising for unintentionally hurting folks’s sentiments. Quickly after the controversial content material from the Amazon Prime Video present have been faraway from the present, as per recommendations given by the Ministry of Data and Broadcasting.
Nevertheless, a number of extra complaints had been filed in opposition to the showrunners throughout India. Earlier this week, the Supreme Court docket rejected a plea filed by the makers’ requesting for anticipatory bail and searching for quashing of FIRs. The apex court docket had mentioned, “Your proper to freedom of speech isn’t absolute. You can’t play the function of character that hurts the feelings of a group.” (sic)
Bollywood celebrities have now reacted to the Supreme Court docket’s ruling within the controversial case. Konkona Sen Sharma whereas taking a dig on the ruling, wrote on Twitter, “Virtually all concerned within the present have learn the script and signed the contract! Let’s arrest the entire forged and crew?”
In the meantime, author Mayur Puri supplied to elucidate the distinction between fiction and non-fiction. In considered one of his tweets, he added, ‘an unwritten contract, an understanding between viewers and creator that the occasions depicted in fiction usually are not true.”
Richa Chadha quoted a information tweet of the ruling within the case and wrote, “Priorities of the apex court docket !”
Mukul Chadda reacted to the bench’s remark that actors had ‘learn the script’ and so could possibly be held accountable. He tweeted, “Wonderful. Subsequent folks taking part in murderers on display is perhaps tried for a similar. In any case, they learn the script….”
Check out different tweets,
What the hell?? What is occurring? Are we simply going to be silent?! We should do one thing! https://t.co/3seMXMuQK5
— Jai Mehta (@JaiHMehta) January 27, 2021
Spiritual sentiments are extra fragile than male egos. QED.
— Ankur Téwari (@ankurtewari) January 28, 2021
“Why do Bollywood actors not converse up in opposition to the institution?” https://t.co/zQWuNZCyPP
— Aniruddha Guha (@AniGuha) January 28, 2021
— Salilacharya (@Salilacharya) January 28, 2021
You possibly can kill folks in title of faith, you may lynch them. You possibly can burn buildings, destroy public properties whereas chanting non secular slogans however you may’t query faith as a result of it hurts sentiments of fundamentalists. https://t.co/4XEA7W82mz
— Sumit (@SumitPurohit) January 27, 2021
Tandav starring Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia, Sunil Grover, Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub amongst others, takes place in a fictional capital metropolis of the world’s largest democracy Dilli. The present explores the starvation for energy and uncovers the darkest lanes of Indian politics.