“Amazon Prime Video once more deeply regrets that viewers thought-about sure scenes to be objectionable within the lately launched fictional sequence Tandav,” the corporate stated in a press release.
“This was by no means our intention, and the scenes that have been objected to have been eliminated or edited after they have been dropped at our consideration. We respect our viewers’ numerous beliefs and apologise unconditionally to anybody who felt damage by these scenes.”
The “objectionable scenes” within the present had resulted in a number of FIRs in opposition to the producers of the present in addition to Amazon Prime Video India Originals head Aparna Purohit.
Last month, the Allahabad High Court had rejected an anticipatory bail plea filed by Purohit.
Amazon stated that the corporate follows content material analysis processes, which it acknowledges have to be continuously up to date to raised serve the audiences.
“We will proceed to develop entertaining content material with companions whereas complying with the legal guidelines of India and respecting the variety of tradition and beliefs of our audiences,” it stated.
Some scenes of the present have been deemed offensive by some right-wing teams for allegedly depicting Hindu deities in a foul gentle.
After the extreme backlash, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) had sought clarification from Amazon Prime Video.
While there have been calls for to take away the content material from the platform, Ali Abbas Zafar, the director of the present, issued an apology on behalf of the solid and crew of ‘Tandav’.
The scenes have been promptly eliminated, but it surely didn’t assuage considerations of people that needed the content material eliminated.
Released on January fifteenth, ‘Tandav’ options Saif Ali Khan, Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub, Dimple Kapadia, Sunil Grover, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Gauhar Khan, Kritika Kamra and others.