After Tandav, case filed against Mirzapur makers for hurting religious sentiments

A case has been filed against producers of internet sequence Mirzapur, in addition to Amazon Prime Video, for allegedly hurting ‘religious, social and regional sentiments’ and ‘damaging social harmony’. The case was filed on Monday (January 18) at Uttar Pradesh’s Mirzapur district on the premise of grievance by Arvind Chaturvedi, studies IANS.


As per the report, the complainant, Arvind Chaturvedi, has alleged that the Amazon Prime Video present hurts religious, social and regional sentiments and damages social concord. Moreover, Chaturvedi alleges that the sequence has damage religious beliefs and emotions by specializing in abusive and illicit relationships.

The makers have additionally been accused of spoiling the picture of Uttar Pradesh. As per studies, Mirzapur producers Ritesh Sidhwani, Farhan Akhtar and Bhaumik Gondaliya have been named within the FIR. They’ve been charged underneath IPC sections 295 A (deliberate and malicious acts, meant to outrage religious emotions of any class by insulting its faith or reli­gious beliefs), 504 (intentional insult with intent to impress breach of the peace), 505 (statements conducing to public mischief) of the IPC together with sections of the Info Expertise (IT) Act.


This isn’t the primary time that the present has discovered itself embroiled in an issue. Final 12 months, a day after its launch, Mirzapur’s MP Anupriya Patel had additionally demanded an motion against the present.

In a tweet on October 24, 2020, MP Anupriya Patel had written that underneath the management of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the town of Mirzapur has proven improvement and is ‘a centre of concord’.

She wrote, “Maanneeya pradhanmantri ji evam mukhyamantri ji ke naitritv mein Mirzapur vikasit hai. Yeh samarsta ka kendra hai. Mirzapur naamak internet sequence ke zariye ise hinsak ilaaka bataakar badnaam kiya jaa raha hai. Is sequence ke maadhyam se jaateey vaimanasy bhi failaaya jaa raha hai. (The town of Mirzapur is developed underneath the management of revered Prime Minister Narendra Modi and CM Yogi Adityanath. The town is a centre of concord. Within the web-series named Mirzapur, the town is proven to be a violent one and is being defamed. Ethnic discord can also be being unfold via this sequence).”

In one other tweet, she wrote, “Mirzapur jile ki sansad hone ke naate meri maang hai ki iski jaanch honi chahie aur iske viruddh kaarwahi honi chahie (Being the MP of Mirzapur, I demand that the difficulty have to be regarded into and an motion have to be taken against the identical).”


Mirzapur stars Pankaj Tripathi as Akhandanand Tripathi, the mafia don who owns the town. Ali Fazal performs Guddu Pandit, who makes an attempt to take over the throne of Mirzapur from the Tripathis within the second season. The present additionally stars Harshita Gaur, Shweta Tripathi, Vikrant Massey, and Divyendu Sharma amongst others.


On Sunday (January 17), an FIR was lodged against makers of internet sequence Tandav. The recently-released present is going through flak for its portrayal of Hindu Gods and it has been alleged that the present depicts them in a poor gentle. A number of BJP leaders have known as for a whole ban on the present.

Tandav, directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, stars Saif Ali Khan, Gauahar Khan, Kritika Kamra and Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, amongst others.

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