Is Anushka Sharma 'rashtradroh'? When BJP leader urged Virat Kohli to divorce the actress
First Published 7, Oct 2020, 12:42 PM
BJP leader Nandkishor Gurjar from Loni in Uttar Pradesh once written a letter to the minister of information and broadcasting requesting a ban on Anushka Sharam's web series Paatal Lok
Anushka Sharma's Paatal Lok web series is one of the hit shows in India and it is streaming on OTT platform Amazon Prime from May 15. With numerous excellent reviews by celebs and critics, the show has its share of controversies too.
Recently, there was news about a section of people who were offended by some parts of the show. They accused the makers of glorifying Hinduphobia. Due to that, Anushka was served with a legal notice over hurting sentiments of the Gorkha community in a particular scene, while many trolled and accused the actress of openly promoting Hinduphobia and demanded a ban on Paatal Lok.
The Bhartiya Janta Party MLA Nandkishor Gurjar has filed a complaint and an FIR has been registered against the producer Anushka Sharma and the makers for using his picture in the web series without his consent. He had also written a letter to information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javdekar to ban the streaming of this web series Paatal Lok.
In an interview with Newsroom Post, he called Anushka Sharma 'rashtradroh' and said Virat Kohli, who made India proud, should divorce her for the same.
He also took photos of the FIR copy and posted it at the police station. Then he shared the same on his Twitter account.
Viren Sri Gurung also sent a legal notice to Anushka for allegedly using a casteist slur in the show. There are a couple of scenes in the series which are being objected.
Paatal Lok featured Jaideep Ahlawat, Neeraj Kabi, Abhishek Bannerjee, Gul Panag, Swastika Mukherjee in crucial roles.