Swara Bhasker reacted to the outrage over a now-infamous kissing scene in Mira Nair’s miniseries A Appropriate Boy. The scene in query reveals Lata and Kabir, performed by Tanya Maniktala and Danesh Razvi, kissing on the premises of a temple.
Responding to the backlash confronted by streaming large Netflix and calls to boycott it, Swara wrote on Twitter, “If the precise #Kathua gangrape of an eight yr outdated baby inside a temple didn’t make your blood boil and soul shrivel; you don’t have any proper to be offended a couple of fictionalised depiction of a kiss in a temple. #reality #ASuitableBoy #BoycottNetflixIndia.”
In 2018, an eight-year-old lady was allegedly sure, sedated and gang-raped inside a temple within the Rasana village of Kathua earlier than she was killed. Swara had joined the silent protest and shared an image of herself holding a placard which learn, “I’m Hindustan. I’m Ashamed. #JusticeForOurChild. eight years outdated. Gangraped. Murdered. In ‘Devi’-sthaan temple.”
Earlier this month, the Madhya Pradesh police booked two executives of Netflix for allegedly hurting spiritual sentiments by exhibiting a Hindu lady kissed by a Muslim man at a Hindu temple. An FIR was lodged below part 295 (A) (malicious acts to outrage and insult the spiritual emotions and beliefs) of the Indian Penal Code, based mostly on the criticism of Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha nationwide chief Gaurav Tiwari.
In a video shared on Twitter, Madhya Pradesh residence minister Narottam Mishra known as the kissing scene in A Appropriate Boy extraordinarily objectionable and stated that he has directed the police to look into the matter and apprise him on what motion may be taken in opposition to the streaming platform and makers.
A Appropriate Boy, based mostly on Vikram Seth’s bestselling novel of the identical identify, additionally stars Ishaan Khatter, Tabu, Ram Kapoor and Rasika Dugal, amongst others.
Observe @htshowbiz for extra