An Indian conservative group Karni Sena has announced a prize money of around one crore Indian rupees for anyone who ‘cuts off tongues of Tandav makers’, Indian media reported.
The Amazon Prime’s web series “Tandav” starring Saif Ali Khan as main lead, has become a subject of controversy after Hindu right-wing groups objected to its content for allegedly hurting their religious sentiments.
FIR has been registered against the makers of the series in different cities for “disrespecting Hindu religion”.
The show is directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and written by Gaurav Solanki. ‘Tandav’ featuring Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Sunil Grover, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Gauahar Khan and Kumud Mishra among others.
However, additional security has been provided to actor Saif Ali Khan amid public backlash.