New Delhi: The Amazon Prime Video on Tuesday (March 2, 2021) issued an apology over the controversial web series ‘Tandav’ and mentioned that it respects its viewers’ diverse beliefs. It additionally apologized unconditionally to anyone who felt hurt by some scenes.
In an announcement, it mentioned, “Amazon Prime Video again deeply regrets that viewers considered certain scenes to be objectionable in the fictional series Tandav. This was never our intention and scenes that were objected to were removed or edited when they were brought to our attention.”
The Amazon Prime Video added, “We respect our viewers’ diverse beliefs and apologize unconditionally to anyone who felt hurt by these scenes. Our teams follow company content evaluation processes, which we acknowledge need to be constantly updated to better serve our audiences.”
‘Tandav’ stars Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia, Sunil Grover, Gauahar Khan, Tigmanshu Dhulia and Kumud Mishra amongst numerous others in pivotal roles.
It landed in main political controversy for a scene depicting a school play, which led to a number of FIRs and livid allegations that it damage non secular sentiments. The series was premiered on the service on January 15.
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Earlier on February 25, the Allahabad High Court rejected the anticipatory bail plea filed by the head of Amazon Prime Video’s India Originals Aparna Purohit. She has been accused of an inappropriate depiction of Uttar Pradesh police personnel, Hindu deities and an opposed portrayal of a personality taking part in the prime minister in Tandav.