Mumbai Police registers FIR against director Ali Abbas Zafar and ‘Tandav’ makers for allegedly hurting Hindu sentiments


Ali Abbas Zafar’s web series Tandav has surely kicked hornets’ nest with its controversial scenes that have allegedly hurt Hindu sentiments. Even after issuing an apology, the legal troubles of the web series team does not seem to abate soon.

A fresh FIR has been registered by Mumbai Police under the IPC 153 (A), 295 (A) and IPC 505 against the director, producer and actors of Tandav at Ghatkopar Police Station. The FIR has been registered against Zafar, Himanshu Mehra, Gourav Solanki, Aparna Purohit and Amit Agrawal.

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Another FIR has been registered Hazratganj Kotwali in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh against the makers and Amazon Prime Video.

The makers have decided to edit the scenes after a second meeting with the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. They thanked the ministry for their guidance on the issue.


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Tandav stars Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Kumud Mishra, Sunil Grover, Sarah Jane Dias, Shonali Nagrani, Mohd.Zeeshan Ayyub, Amyra Dastur, Kritika Kamra, Sandhya Mridul, Dino Morea and others.