Five Reasons Tandav is in Controversy


Ajay Pareek


Saif Ali Khan’s Tandav series isn’t going to stop soon. Tandav Web has caused a lot of religious hurt.

The matter is getting more serious and the FIR has been registered in six cities. UP police reached Mumbai to question the makers of Tandav.

Are Tandav Makers to be Arrested? UP Police Reached Mumbai To Inquire

Mumbai: Four Hazratganj police officers have arrived from Lucknow to question director Ali Abbas Zafar and Amazon’s head Aparnapurohit. They also plan to interview Himanshu Kishan Mehra, Gaurav Solanki, and producer Himanshu Kishan Mehra.

The case against them has brought all the cast and crew to trial for hurting religious sentiments.

An arrest is now possible in the sections where this case was registered.

On Wednesday, the police will question all accused.

What is the Tandav Controversy?

It is well-known that Ali Abbas Zafar directs the Tandav series.

This web series features many stars, including Sunil Grovar, Tigmanshu Drulia, Saif Ali Khan and Dino Morea.

The controversy centers on Zeeshan Ayub, and one of his scenes.

The series’ first episode features Zeeshan playing the role God Shiva. He makes inappropriate statements on stage. The makers seem to be mocking the Hindu religion’s sentiments.

Both the Saint society and the entire country seem annoyed at the way ZeeshanAyub makes statements on stage playing the role Lord Shiva.

Although there has been a demand for the products, the anger doesn’t seem to have subsided.

Tandav Makers Apologize

However, the makers have since apologized for their actions on multiple occasions.

Director Ali Abbas Zafar has himself clarified the dispute via social media. He wrote:

We discovered that some of the web series’ content had caused hurt feelings. I can assure you that the web series’ story is entirely fictional and that no member of our team intended to hurt people’s feelings. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused to Tandav’s artists, crew and audience.

Director Ali Abbas Zafar also tweeted that he was in communication with the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and that all disputes will soon be resolved.

It is also reported that Tandava’s controversial scenes have been removed by the producers.

Makers made it clear they don’t intend to offend religious sentiments. In such a scenario, they are ready to take down any scenes that are causing outrage.

On behalf of the makers, he also thanked the Ministry of Information Broadcasting. He said that the ministry helped him in the right direction and was there to support him all the time.

Everyone’s attention is now on the police actions.

This inquiry will determine whether or not the trouble caused by Tandav maker increases or decreases. However, several FIRs have been filed against Tandav makers across the country.

Release Date

Tandav has 9 episodes and was launched on Amazon Prime on January 15.

Saif Ali Khan, actor in Tandav’s web series plays the role of politician.

Updated: February 15, 2023 — 11:39 am

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