Tandav row: Amazon issues fresh apology, says ‘we respect viewers’ beliefs’


Amazon Prime Video has issued a new apology on legal cases around the political drama sign. Read here.

Actor Saif Ali Khan headlines Ali Abbas Zafar’s web show Tandav.(HT_PRINT)
Actor Saif Ali Khan headlines Ali Abbas Zafar’s web show Tandav.(HT_PRINT)

The Amazon Prime video streaming platform on Tuesday apologized “unconditional” for the event to the verp and said it has removed the scene found by the viewer.

The political drama,

starring Saif Ali Khan and Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub, attracted a great controversy for a scene that described the college theater program, which led to allegations that the show was detrimental to religious sentiments and several fir.

“Amazon Prime Video is again sorry that viewers are considered certain scenes to be approved in the newly launched ‘signs’ fiction series. This has never our intention, and the scene that objected to be removed or edited when they were taken to our attention,” Amazon Prime said in A statement.

“We respect our diverse beliefs of viewers and apologize unconditionally to anyone who feels hurt by these scenes. Our team follows the company’s content evaluation process, which we admit to need to be updated to serve our viewers better,” added the company ,

Streamer said he would continue to develop entertaining content with temporary partners “comply with Indian law and respect the diversity of our audience and beliefs”.

The series and the crew were directed at Ali Abbas Zafar apologized twice. Finally, the team decided to cut unpleasant portions.

Recently, the central government announced new rules and guidelines for digital platforms and content makers. Immediately after the announcement, Ali Abbas wrote for the news 18, “In January, our event, our sign was released on the OTT platform. It is the fruit of our work and we want how it will be accepted, like the other film we did make. However, Once the program was aired, certain parts of the community were offended by certain scenes in the show. At that time, we had to run from the pillar to post to prevent arrest. Has the guideline will be present, it will happen, it will happen to present the goal twice Fold: We will inform themselves before about what is permitted and what is not and second, once the show is in line with the guidelines, we will not have to run from the pillar to the post. That’s why I am overall welcome this self-regulation guideline. ”


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