The National Court (Supreme Court) sends a notice on Thursday (January 21, 2021) to Amazon Prime Video and the makers of the Mirzapur web series. The Supreme court claimed that the makers portray the bad image of the Uttar Pradesh district in the web series. SK Kumar, a resident of the Uttar Pradesh district, issued the notice on the petition. He accused the makers of the movie that they are slanders the image of the Mirzapur district. He said that the makers of the series represent the Mirzapur district, “as a den of terrors and illegal activities”.
Amazon Prime Video is mostly knowing for launching some amazing and entertaining web series, movies, and shows. In November 2018, A show was launched on Amazon Prime Video, which shows Crimes, murders, illegal activities, and lawlessness. The second season of the series was released in October 2020. The court notice was issued after a first report which was lodged in Uttar Pradesh against all the makers of the series. In the report, it is claimed that the makers of the show allegedly hurt the religious sentiments. They also said that the makers of the web series represent that the specific state had criminal links.
On Sunday, the FIR was registered at Mirzapur’s Kotwali Dehat Police station. The FIR was registered after a complaint by Journalist Amit Chaturvedi. The FIR contains the names of the producer of the web series Ritesh Sidhwani, Bhaumik Gondaliya, Farhan Akhtar, and Amazon Prime Video. Journalist Amit Chaturvedi specially mentions that the web series shows come with abusive content. The FIR against the creators of the Mirzapur series was registered by Sujeet Kumar Singh with the advocate Binay Kumar Das.
This week, another complaint was registered against the Amazon Prime Video web series named Tandav. The Tanva movie is a Political drama in which Saif Ali Khan, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, and Dimple Kapadia are starring. On Tuesday, Amazon Prime Video agreed to make changes to the series. Cast and Crew said, “We have the utmost respect for the sentiments of the people of our country”. As per the resources, we have only this information about it. We will definitely tell you if any other information will be revealed by the makers. Stay tuned with us for further updates.