New Delhi: Twitter nowadays is dominated by tweets associated to #BoycottNetflix more than a kissing scene in the Netflix series ‘A Ideal Boy’, directed by Mira Nair. Days right after an advertisement by Tanishq faced backlash for allegedly selling inter-religion marriage, a part of the world-wide-web has expressed its displeasure more than the articles proven in ‘A Ideal Boy’, starring Tabu, Ishaan Khatter and Tanya Maniktala.
The outrage is more than Tanya Maniktala’s character Lata kissing Danesh Razvi’s character Kabir Durrani in the series in a sequence shot in a temple. Lata hailed from a Hindu loved ones and Kabir was a Muslim. Netizens have reacted strongly to the #BoycottNetflix trend.
Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh Residence Minister Narrotam Mishra has also reacted to the controversy and in a video message shared on Twitter, he explained that he has ordered the police authorities to appear into the “controversial” articles.
पुलिस अधिकारी परीक्षण कर बताएंगे कि संबंधित #ओटीटी_प्लेटफार्म और फ़िल्म के निर्माता निर्देशक पर धार्मिक भावनाएं आहत करने के लिए क्या कानूनी कार्रवाई की जा सकती है।@BJP4India @BJP4MP @DGP_MP @mohdept @BJYM
— Dr Narottam Mishra (@drnarottammisra) November 22, 2020
BJP leader Gaurav Goel tweeted in assistance of ‘Boycott Netflix’ trend. Nevertheless, he refrained from naming ‘A Ideal Boy’ in his tweet.
“If any OTT platform is deliberately insulting the Hindu Gods & Goddess, pls file the complaint with the police or area court below Segment 295A of IPC. The law will get care of this kind of offenders,” he tweeted.
If any OTT platform is delibrately insulting the Hindu Gods & Goddess, pls file the complaint with the police or area court below Segment 295A of IPC. The law will get care of this kind of offenders.
— Gaurav Goel (@goelgauravbjp) November 22, 2020
‘A Ideal Boy’ is primarily based on Vikram Seth’s 1993 novel of the identical identify. Set in India of 1951, the series traces the journey of Lata, a passionate literature pupil, and her meddling mom who wishes to opt for her husband. The story will take the audience on a journey with Lata as she explores the pleasure of romance and heartache, as 3 various guys consider to win her heart.
‘A Ideal Boy’ launched on Netflix on October 23.