Ali Abbas Zafar’s web series Tandav, starring Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia Sunil Grover and others, found itself in the midst of a controversy as the web series faced massive outrage on social media. Many demanded a ban on Tandav, accusing that certain scenes in the web series has hurt religious sentiments. Amid social media outrage, the director of Tandav, Ali Abbas Zafar issued an unconditional apology on behalf of the cast and crew of Tandav.
Now, on Tuesday, Ali Abbas Zafar has issued another statement announcing the team’s decision to make changes in the show. Once again Ali Abbas Zafar shared the official statement from the cast and crew of Tandav, stating that they did not intend to offend the sentiments of any caste, community, individual. The statement read, “We have utmost respect for the sentiments of the people of our country. We did not intend to hurt or 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 & crew of Tandav have made the decision to implement changes to the web series to address the concerns raised towards the same.”
The statement further read, “We thank the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for the guidance & support in the matter. We once again apologize if the series has unintentionally hurt anybody's sentiments." Check out the statement below:
Meanwhile, Kangana Ranaut slammed the web series Tandav yesterday, and wrote that it was ‘atrocious and objectionable on every level.’ “The problem isn’t just the Hindu phobic content, it’s also creatively poor and deprived, atrocious and objectionable on every level hence deliberately placed controversial scenes. Put them in jail not just for criminal intentions but also for torturing the viewer #tandavwebseries,” tweeted Kangana.
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