The Supreme Court is scheduled to listen to on Wednesday a batch of pleas in search of dismissal of legal complaints lodged in numerous states towards Ali Abbas Zafar, the Director of net collection ”Tandav’‘, and others for allegedly hurting the non secular sentiments of Hindus.
Besides Mr Zafar, Amazon Prime India head Aparna Purohit, producer Himanshu Mehra, the present’s author Gaurav Solanki and actor Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub have filed three separate petitions towards the registration of FIRs in states like Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra.
A bench comprising justices Ashok Bhushan, R Subhash Reddy and M R Shah would hear the petitions towards the FIRs.
Earlier, the Bombay High Court had granted a transit pre-arrest bail to Nr Zafar, Mr Purohit, Mr Mehra and Mr Solanki towards whom a case was registered in Lucknow for allegedly hurting non secular sentiments by means of the net collection
At least three FIRs have been lodged towards the makers and artistes of “Tandav” in Uttar Pradesh – at Lucknow, Greater Noida and Shahjahanpur – for the alleged inappropriate depiction of UP Police personnel, deities, and hostile portrayal of a personality enjoying the function of prime minister within the present.
Similar FIRs have been lodged towards folks related to the making and airing of the net collection in states like MP, Maharashtra and Karnataka.
The pleas have made numerous state governments and cops as events.
“Tandav”, a nine-episode political thriller starring Bollywood A-listers Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia and Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub, began streaming lately.