The leaders who expressed their displeasure are Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati, among others. 'Tandav' landed in controversy for allegedly "hurting Hindu religious sentiments". Virtual Davos summit 2021 to begin from today, PM Modi, Xi Jinping among li... India to send gift of COVID vaccines to Sri Lanka next week. Filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar on Tuesday said he would make changes in his political web-series Tandav owing to the concerns raised by the Information amd Broadcasting Ministry regarding some portions of the show. https://t.co/Yp8kogTlvs. Details e... IPL 2021: Pat Cummins is earning more than MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma and Virat... R Ashwin reveals how Gabba was breached, says Indian cricket team was treat... IND vs ENG: Ben Stokes leaves for India, Rory Burns packs 'essentials... India vs England Series 2020-21: Fixtures, squads, streaming, venues and ot... CBSE Class 10, 12 Board Exams 2021 datesheet, admit card, result release da... WB Police Recruitment 2021: Apply for 9720 Constable, SI posts at wbpolice.... RBI Recruitment 2021: 241 Security Guard vacancies for Class 10th pass, che... RRB NTPC Phase 3 CBT 2021: Exam dates, admit card release date and other la... Ban on TikTok, other Chinese apps to continue in India. "Our sincere apologies," Ali wrote on Twitter while sharing the "Official statement from the Cast & Crew of Tandav". Under fire over his controversial Amazon Prime Video web series, Tandav, director Ali Abbas Zafar yesterday (19 January) released, what he called an 'unconditional apology'. New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS): Amid growing dissent over his recent web series Tandav, show creator Abbas Zafar has apologised on behalf of the entire cast and crew, saying they did not intend to offend anyone or insult any religion and political party. The makers finally released a statement on the controversy and issued an unconditional apology. Mumbai: Amid the row over 'Tandav', a team of Uttar Pradesh Police on Thursday visited the residence of web series' director Ali Abbas Zafar to serve him notice in connection with a case filed against him in Lucknow. When I got the offer for Tandav, I loved the script in the first read and didn’t want to miss a chance to work with Ali Abbas Zafar. He further acknowledged the ‘continued patience’ and support and hoped for the solution shortly. The latest statement, posted by Zafar … Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited. Saif Ali Khan's Tandav has landed in a massive … ... — ali abbas zafar (@aliabbaszafar) January 18, 2021. "The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has informed us regarding a large number of grievances and petitions received on various facets of the web series with serious concerns and apprehensions regarding its content hurting the sentiments of the people," the statement further read. Another FIR has been filed in Lucknow against the show's director Ali Abbas Zafar … New Delhi: Amid growing dissent over his recent web series Tandav, show creator Abbas Zafar has apologised on behalf of the entire cast and crew, saying they did not intend to offend anyone or insult any religion and political party. Tandav Row: Ali Abbas Zafar Issues Unconditional Apology After Yogi Adityanath Gives Open Warning, Tandav in Trouble: Yogi Adityanath Issues Open Warning To Saif Ali Khan, Ali Abbas Zafar And Others. We value your continued patience and support, and should have a solution shortly. On Tuesday evening, the team shared an apology and said that they were ‘closely monitoring’ the reactions and that the I&B Ministry informed them about a ‘large number of grievances and petitions’ over their show hurting Hindu sentiments. — ali abbas zafar (@aliabbaszafar) January 18, 2021. A four-member team of Uttar Pradesh Police arrived at filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar's Mumbai residence to conduct a probe into a case registered in Lucknow against controversial web series "Tandav". Through the statement, Zafar shared that the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting had informed him about a large number of viewers filing petitions against the show. 'Tandav' controversy: UP Police records statements of director Ali Abbas Zafar, two others - However, it is not clear yet whether Amazon officials and the rest of the actors, including Saif Ali Khan, will be questioned or not. He also clarified that the web series is a "work of fiction" and that the cast and crew of 'Tandav' did not have any intentions of hurting sentiments of any community, caste, or religion. Tandav Row: Ali Abbas Zafar in Engagement With I&B Industry, Will He Remove The Controversial Scene? The outrage against Amazon Prime Video web-series Tandav seems to be becoming huge. The cast and crew did not have any intention to offend the sentiments of any individual, caste, community, race, religion, or religious beliefs or insult or outrage any institution, political party or person, living or dead. The two FIRs have already been filed, one in Mumbai and another one in Lucknow. Zafar's debut web-series 'Tandav' had been mired in controversy since its release as several viewers said the content hurt religious sentiments. Amazon Prime show Tandav drew attention of the government and its leaders as numerous complaints were lodged for a scene that allegedly hurt religious sentiments.The team finally released a statement on the row and apologised. "We just want to share a quick update with everybody. Read more about: tandav ali abbas zafar saif ali khan. A team of Uttar Pradesh Police on Thursday visited the residences of Tandav's director Ali Abbas Zafar and writer Gaurav Solanki in Mumbai.. "The web series 'Tandav' is a work of fiction and any resemblance to acts and persons and events is purely coincidental," the statement read. Read more on Latest Entertainment News on India.com. Story first published: Saturday, January 23, 2021, 12:30 [IST] Other articles published on Jan 23, 2021 I believe Tandav was a once in a lifetime chance and I grabbed the opportunity with both hands. A team of Uttar Pradesh police on Thursday visited the Mumbai residence of Ali Abbas Zafar, the director of controversial web series 'Tandav', and served a … "The cast and crew did not have any intention to offend the sentiments of any individual, caste, community, race, religion or religious beliefs or insult or outrage any institution, political party or person, living or dead," the statement further read. The police personnel said they have served the notice to Zafar and have asked him to appear before the Investigation Officer in Uttar Pradesh capital. UFC 257: Conor McGregor stunned on return, beaten by Dustin Poirier via TKO... What did Rishabh Pant tell Washington Sundar in epic Gabba chase? We value your continued patience and support, and should have a solution shortly. Also Read - Tandav Row: Ali Abbas Zafar Issues Unconditional Apology After Yogi Adityanath Gives Open Warning, He tweeted, “We just want to share a quick update with everybody. We value your continued patience and support, and should have a solution shortly.” Also Read - Tandav in Trouble: Yogi Adityanath Issues Open Warning To Saif Ali Khan, Ali Abbas Zafar And Others, We just want to share a quick update with everybody. For breaking news and live news updates, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Meanwhile, on Monday, taking cognisance of the concerns expressed by viewers against his Amazon Prime Video-based show 'Tandav', filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar extended apologies through an official statement. The statement reads, “Tandav’ is a work of fiction, and any resemblance to acts and persons and events is purely coincidental. In Pics: Nora Fatehi goes from channelling old Bollywood charm to donning b... Publishing House Kalamos signs debut novelist Fawaz Jaleel. A day after apologising for hurting religious sentiments, Tandav director Ali Abbas Zafar has shared another statement stating that the team will be making relevant changes in the series. The show is streaming on Amazon Prime. Bollywood News - Ali Abbas Zafar issues apology for Tandav. Filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar on Tuesday assured fans that the cast and crew have decided to implement changes in the web series 'Tandav'after it faced backlash over hurting religious sentiments. The 'Sultan' filmmaker shared the official statement from the "cast and crew of Tandav" on Twitter and wrote "Our sincere apologies" along with it. Published: January 19, 2021 3:40 PM … Amazon Prime Video’s Tandav starring Saif Ali Khan has drawn a lot of flak from the government and its leaders for allegedly hurting Hindu sentiments. Earlier in the day, an FIR was registered at Lucknow's Hazratganj Kotwali against Amazon Prime's India head of original content Aparna Purohit, Zafar, producer of the show Himanshu Krishna Mehra, writer Gaurav Solanki and others for allegedly hurting religious sentiments. We are in further engagement with the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting to resolve the concerns that have been raised. Here is th... Google threatens to shut down Search in Australia for this reason. We value your continued patience and support, and should have a solution shortly," Ali abbas Zafar tweeted. Tandav is an Indian web series on Amazon Prime Video, directed by Ali Abbas Zafar. In Pic: Pregnant Kareena Kapoor Khan slays it in black thigh-high slit gown... 'Tandav' row: Maharashtra Karni Sena chief makes THIS controversi... Budget 2021: Mobile industry raises demand for GST rate cut. At the trailer launch of Tandav, Ali spoke about the liberation he experienced while telling the story on a digital platform. "Official statement from the Cast & Crew of Tandav. They issued him a notice regarding the controversy on the web-series and summoned him to be present in front of the Investigation Officer on January 27 in Lucknow. Meanwhile, on Monday, taking cognisance of the concerns expressed by viewers against his Amazon Prime Video-based show 'Tandav', filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar extended apologies through an official statement. All Rights Reserved. Zafar, who has helmed blockbusters like Sultan and Tiger Zinda Hai, is making his digital debut with the Saif Ali Khan-led Amazon Prime Video original Tandav. The cast and crew of ‘Tandav’ take cognizance of the concerns expressed by the people and unconditionally apologize if it has unintentionally hurt anybody’s sentiments.”, The makers further stated, “Today during a discussion, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting informed (of) a large number of grievances and petitions… serious concerns and apprehensions regarding its content hurting the sentiments of the people.”, Our sincere apologies . After criminal complaint against Saif Ali Khan's 'Tandav', creator Ali Abbas Zafar offers 'unconditional apology' By FPJ Web Desk. Copyright © 2021. Just days after ‘Tandav’ began streaming on Amazon Prime, an apology has been released by the team, led by the show’s creator Ali Abbas Zafar. Amid growing dissent over his recent web series Tandav, show creator Abbas Zafar has apologised on behalf of the entire cast and crew, saying they did … This comes after two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders alleged that the Saif Ali Khan-starrer web series 'Tandav' hurts Hindu religious sentiments. They … The ensemble cast also is amazing and diverse. We are in further engagement with the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting to resolve the concerns that have been raised. "Our sincere apologies," Ali wrote on Twitter while sharing the "Official statement from the Cast & Crew of Tandav". Tandav director Ali Abbas Zafar has put out a statement on Twitter apologizing for any hurt caused by the series.. Ali Abbas Zafar shared an apology and a statement on his Twitter account and apologised on behalf of the cast and team. A case was registered in Lucknow's Hazratganj Kotwali against Amazon Prime India head of original content Aparna Purohit, Ali Abbas Zafar, producer Himanshu Krishna Mehra, Gaurav Solanki for allegedly portraying Hindu gods in a bad light. Ali Abbas Zafar directorial Tandav, which was released on January 15, has been mired in controversy since the first day and it doesn’t seem to subside any time soon. Saif Ali Khan portrayed the role of a powerful politician in the series that started streaming from 15 January 2021 on Prime Video. We are in further engagement with the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting to resolve the concerns that have been raised. Filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar has issued an apology on behalf of the cast and crew of his web series, Tandav, after police complaints were filed against several … We just want to share a quick update with everybody. Beeper app combines iMessage, WhatsApp, more chat apps in one place, here... PUBG Mobile India update: Even with VPN, game to be banned soon? Mumbai, Jan 21 (ANI): A team of Uttar Pradesh Police arrived at the Mumbai residence of web-series 'Tandav' director Ali Abbas Zafar on January 21. On Tuesday, giving a quick update on the controversy surrounding his recently released web series 'Tandav', director Ali Abbas Zafar stated that the team is in touch with the I&B Ministry and that they should have a solution shortly. They even referred to the disclaimer that is industry-related and said that Tandav was a work of fiction and ‘‘any resemblance to acts and persons and events is purely coincidental’. https://t.co/Yp8kogTlvs, — ali abbas zafar (@aliabbaszafar) January 18, 2021. We have been closely monitoring viewer reactions to the web series 'Tandav' and today during a discussion," the statement read. Zafar ended the statement by taking cognizance of the concerns expressed by people and apologizing if the show "unintentionally" caused any hurt to the viewers. Air Force Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria warns China against aggression, makes... Former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad shifted to AIIMS Delhi as health deteriorates. Director Ali Abbas Zafar has now shared a ‘quick update’ and said that they are in touch with the Information and Broadcasting Ministry to resolve the matter. A team of Uttar Pradesh Police on Thursday served a notice to Tandav director Ali Abbas Zafar, asking him to appear before an investigation officer on … In the statement, which he put on his social media, Zafar says it has been brought to the attention of the team that many people are unhappy and have made their displeasure known. Tandav Tandav row: Director Ali Abbas Zafar, writer Gaurav Solanki summoned by UP police in Lucknow. Tandav row: Ali Abbas Zafar and team issue unconditional apology, UP police to question makers today . BJP leader Ram Kadam held a protest ‘Joote Maro’ movement against the show and filed a complaint, while other leaders issued a legal notice. The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has summoned Amazon Prime Video officials in India in connection with the controversy around the web series 'Tandav', sources had said on Sunday. This nine-episode series features Sunil Grover, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Dimple Kapadia, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Dino Morea, and Anup Soni. We are in further engagement with the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting to resolve the concerns that have been raised. "The cast and crew of 'Tandav' take cognizance of the concerns expressed by the people and unconditionally apologize if it has unintentionally hurt anybody's sentiments," the statement read. Published Date: January 19, 2021 3:40 PM IST. pic.twitter.com/Efr9s0kYnl. Tandav controversy: After issuing apology, director Ali Abbas Zafar shares update Tandav starring Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia among others is facing a controversy after netizens asked for a ban on the show for allegedly hurting Hindu sentiments . Ali Abbas Zafar has been making the headlines due to the controversy surrounding his debut web release, Tandav.The Amazon Prime original show starring Saif Ali … The outrage started on Twitter with many netizens pointing out a particular scene where Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub seemingly played the character of Lord Shiva with Dialogues that allegedly insult Hindu gods. Tandav Row: The first case has been registered against the makers of the web-series that has been grabbing the limelight for its controversial scene. The makers and cast and crew of Tandav have come forth with an unconditional apology, imploring their accusers to … Ali Abbas Zafar on not having 'baggage of box office' with 'Tandav' Was more fearless on OTT PTI January 04, 2021 18:11 IST Mumbai, Jan 4 (PTI) Filmamker Ali Abbas Zafar says his upcoming Amazon Prime Video series "Tandav" gave him the much-needed break from box-office pressure and made him more fearless creatively. 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