.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The plea filed in SC further read that the portrayal of a woman in Mirzapur is ‘ridiculous’ and ‘shameless’. (Photo credit: Instagram/rasikadugal)

  • SC sought reply over a plea filed by a Mirzapur advocate alleging immoral portrayal of female actor
  • The advocate also claimed that the show promotes irresponsible representation of Mirzapur
  • The notice was sent to the makers and Amazon Prime Video by a bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Several leaders, including the ruling party BJP, have demanded the streaming platform to remove the show. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@aliabbaszafar)

  • A total of three separate petitions was heard by a three-bench judges
  • 'Tandav', released on January 15, is a nine-episode political thriller 
  • The web series landed in controversaries on allegedly hurting religious sentiments

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
'Tandav' released on Amazon Prime Video on January 15. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@aliabbaszafar)

  • The cast and crew of 'Tandav' apologised if it has "unintentionally hurt anybody's sentiments'
  • Security has been beefed up outside the house and offices of Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan, and head office of Amazon
  • FIRs have been filed against Amazon Prime Video, the show makers for "allegedly hurting religious sentiments"

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
'Tandav' released on Amazon Prime Video on January 15. (Photo Credit: Twitter/Ali Abbas Zafar)

  • We have received a complaint regarding the web-series ‘Tandav’, said Deshmukh
  • He also said that the Central government should bring legislation in regard to OTT platforms
  • The Saif Ali Khan and Dimple Kapadia starrer series sparked ire for allegedly hurting religious sentiments

The entire issue revolves essentially around a scene with Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub, in the role of college student Shiva, who plays the role of Mahadev in a theatre production. (Photo: PTI)

  • The show features Bollywood actors Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia and Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub
  • The team acknowledged on Tuesday that they have no intention of hurting anyone's sentiments
  • The statement from the makers further thanked the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
BJP workers stage a protest against Amazon Prime over its controversial web series 'Tandav' in Mumbai on Monday. (PTI Photo)

  • The web series relased on January 15
  • Director Ali Abbas took to Twitter to 'apologise for hurting people's sentiments'
  • The show stars Saif Ali Khan in the lead role

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The web series has been directed by Ali Abbas Zafar. (Photo Credit:YouTube/Screengrab)

  • The political drama series Tandav released on Amazon Prime Video last week
  • It is facing flak for allegedly depicting Hindu gods in a manner hurtful to religious sentiments of people
  • Security has been stepped up outside the head office of Amazon Prime Video in Mumbai

.Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
'Tandav' released on Amazon Prime Video on January 15. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@GAUAHAR_KHAN)

  • They alleged that the series ridicules Hindu dieties
  • The minister said he has also sent a letter to the CEO of Amazon Prime demanding withdrawal of the series
  • Filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar has created, directed and produced the political drama

.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Web series 'Tandav' with Saif Ali Khan is lead was released on Amazon Prime Video on last Friday, January 15, 2021. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@PrimeVideoIN)

  • The FIR has been registered for allegedly hurting religious sentiments
  • This comes a day after I&B ministry sought an explanation from Amazon Prime Video
  • 'Tandav' show has been in controversy for reportedly ridiculing Hindu deities

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
'Tandav' released on Amazon Prime Video on January 15. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@GAUAHAR_KHAN)

  • BJP MP Manoj Kotak wrote to the ministry requesting it to ban the web series
  • It seems that makers of Tandav have deliberately mocked Hindu Gods: BJP MP
  • On Sunday, #BanTandavNow was trending on Twitter