Amazon Prime apologises for Tandav: ‘We respect our viewers’ diverse beliefs and apologise unconditionally’


Amazon Prime Video has issued a press release apologising for ‘objectionable’ scenes in net collection Tandav on Tuesday night. The assertion got here days after the Allahabad High Court rejected the anticipatory bail plea of Aparna Purohit, the India content material chief of Amazon Prime Video, who has been booked in 10 FIRs throughout the nation for hurting spiritual sentiments within the net collection. Earlier, filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar had mentioned sorry in a press release on behalf of the solid and crew of the present.

“Amazon Prime Video again deeply regrets that viewers considered certain scenes to be objectionable in the recently launched fictional series Tandav. This was never our intention, and the scenes that were objected to were removed or edited when they were brought to our attention. We respect our viewers’ diverse beliefs and apologise unconditionally to anyone who felt hurt by these scenes,” learn a bit of the assertion.

“Our teams follow company content evaluation processes, which we acknowledge need to be constantly updated to better serve our audiences. We will continue to develop entertaining content with partners, while complying with the laws of India and respecting the diversity of culture and beliefs of our audiences,” learn the entire assertion of Amazon Prime Video India.

Only every week in the past, a high govt from the corporate was questioned by the Uttar Pradesh police for over 4 hours over allegations of injuring spiritual sentiments and spreading communal hatred by way of their present. This is Amazon Prime India’s third apology assertion. The first two had been issued by director Ali Abbas Zafar after a number of police complaints in opposition to the present and its crew had been filed in numerous elements of the nation.

“The web series Tandav is a work of fiction and any resemblance to acts and persons and events is purely coincidental. The cast and crew did not have any intention to offend the sentiments of any individual, caste, community, race, religion or religious beliefs or insult or outrage any institution, political party or person, living or dead. The cast and crew of Tandav take cognizance of the concerns expressed by the people and unconditionally apologize if it has unintentionally hurt anybody’s sentiments,” he had written.

Helmed by Ali Abbas Zafar and written by Guarav Solanki, Tandav featured an array of Bollywood personalities together with the likes of Saif Ali Khan, Twinkle Khanna, Sunil Grover, Gauahar Khan, Anup Soni, Md Zeeshan Ayyub amongst others.


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