The political drama Tandav found itself embroiled in a controversy. The makers were accused of allegedly ‘hurting religious sentiments’. On Tuesday, Aparna Purohit, the country head of Amazon Prime that streamed controversial web series Tandav recorded her statement at the Hazratganj police station in Mumbai. Purohit got her statement recorded on the directives of the Allahabad High Court. Also Read - 'Haath Dho Le..': Mumbai Police Picks Amitabh Bachchan’s Agneepath Scene to Share Covid Message | Watch
A case had been filed by Additional Inspector, Hazratganj, Amarnath Verma, regarding the web series on January 18 against Purohit, Tandav director Ali Abbas, producer Himanshu Krishna Mehar and writer Gaurav Solanki. According to sources, the Lucknow police had prepared a list of about 100 questions for Purohit, who was questioned in a closed room. Her lawyers were also with her.
Besides Lucknow, an FIR was registered in Uttar Pradesh’s Gautam Buddha Nagar against Purohit and others under various sections of the Indian Penal Code. Also Read - Mumbai Police To Issue Challans For Not Wearing A Mask