Amazon Prime Video’s web series Tandav kicked the hornets’ nest with some of its scenes that many alleged hurt religious sentiments. Several FIRs were filed against the makers, director Ali Abbas Zafar and the streaming platform. Now, Amazon Prime Video has one again issued an apology for hurting religious sentiments.
The statement read, “Amazon Prime Video again deeply regrets that viewers considered certain scenes to be objectionable in the recently launched fictional series Tandav. This was never our intention, and the scenes that were objected to were removed or edited when they were brought to our attention. 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. We will continue to develop entertaining content with partners, while complying with the laws of India and respecting the diversity of culture and beliefs of our audiences.”
Tandav is a political drama that starred Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Kumud Mishra, Sarah Jane Dias, Anuup Sonii, Gauahar Khan, Shonali Nagrani, Sunil Grover, Md Zeeshan Ayyub and others.