Netflix series controversy: Madhya Pradesh government orders inquiry into kissing scenes in temple

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra said that the state police has been instructed in the series “A Suitabil Boy” to be shown on Netflix to investigate whether the kiss scenes shown in it are a temple Has been filmed in and has it hurt the religious sentiments of the people. Along with this, the Home Minister also indicated to take legal action against the producers of the series.

An official of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYMO), the youth wing of the ruling BJP in the state, claimed that the kissing scenes were filmed at a temple in Maheshwar, a historical town in the state and a complaint was lodged to the Superintendent of Police of Rewa district in this regard. is.

State Home Minister Mishra said in a statement through a video on Sunday, “A suitable boy series has been released on the OTT media platform. In it, kissing scenes are filmed in a temple with hymns. I consider it objectionable and I think it hurts the sentiments of the people. ”

The minister said that I have directed the police to investigate the series and decide what action can be taken against its producer and director. Meanwhile, BJYM’s National Secretary Gaurav Tiwari said that he has submitted a memorandum to Rewa’s Superintendent of Police Rakesh Kumar Singh on Saturday, apologizing to the producers of Netflix and the series and removing objectionable scenes.

Tiwari claimed that parts of the series have been shot in Maheshwar in Madhya Pradesh and kissing scenes inside the temple have hurt our feelings. Talking to reporters, the SP of Rewa district said, “Further action will be taken after getting footage of objectionable scenes from Netflix.” I have received a memorandum from Gaurav Tiwari. In it, it has been said that the objectionable scenes of the series have been shot at a religious place. Action will be taken after investigation in this.

The six-part Netflix series has been produced by renowned producer and director Meera Nair. Nair is known by critics for his films like Salaam Bombay, Monsoon Wedding and The Namesake.


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