Tandav row: Amazon Prime head Aparna Purohit appears before SIT again

On February 24, Purohit was asked about 50 questions and directed to come prepared with their answers during her next visit to record her statement.

published on : 9th March 2021

Tandav row: SC grants Amazon Prime Video India head Aparna Purohit interim protection from arrest

A bench comprising justices Ashok Bhushan and R S Reddy also issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on Purohit's plea for anticipatory bail in FIRs on Tandav series.

published on : 5th March 2021

A few OTT platforms show pornographic content, there should be some screening of such shows: SC

'A balance has to be struck as some OTT platforms are also showing pornographic materials on their platforms,' the bench, also comprising Justice R S Reddy, said.

published on : 4th March 2021

SC posts for March 4 hearing on Amazon Prime India head's anticipatory bail plea over 'Tandav' row

The Uttar Pradesh Police had filed an FIR against the top Amazon Prime executive for the derogatory depiction of Hindu deities and promoting religious enmity through the series.

published on : 3rd March 2021

Amazon Prime Video apologises unconditionally for 'Tandav'

The streamer said it will continue to develop entertaining content with partners while "complying with the laws of India and respecting the diversity of culture and beliefs of our audiences".

published on : 2nd March 2021

Tandav case: Amazon Prime's Aparna Purohit records statement at Hazratganj police station

On January 18, an FIR had been registered at Lucknow's Hazratganj Kotwali against Amazon Prime's India head of original content Aparna Purohit, director of the web series 'Tandav' Ali Abbas Zafar.

published on : 24th February 2021

'Tandav' row: Amazon India Originals' head records statement at Lucknow police station

The Allahabad High Court had earlier this month ordered no coercive action against Purohit in the case.

published on : 23rd February 2021

'Tandav' actor Annup Sonii joins Abhay Deol-starrer '1962: The War in the Hills'

In the series set against the backdrop of the 1962 India-China War, Sonii will essay the role of Major Ranjith Khatar, a competitive Army officer and a dear friend of Major Suraj Singh (Deol).

published on : 9th February 2021

'Tandav' row: Allahabad HC stays arrest of Amazon Prime Video's Aparna Purohit

While reserving the ruling, the bench said no coercive action should be taken against Purohit till the pronouncement of the order.

published on : 4th February 2021

We will soon issue guidelines for OTT platforms, says Javadekar amid rows over 'Tandav', 'Mirzapur'

Content on OTT platforms has recently fuelled controversy, leading to public outcry and booking of makers of these programmes.

published on : 31st January 2021

The dance of Indian politics

Ali Abbas Zafar-directed Tandav, headlined by Saif Ali Khan and Dimple Kapadia, is controversy’s new child.

published on : 31st January 2021

Space for expressions is shinking for artists: Activists on developments over Munawar Faruqui, 'Tandav'

Stand up comic Adel Rahman said while people attend comedy shows ‘to be able to laugh’ in the US, most people let their ego come in between at home.

published on : 29th January 2021

Tandav row: SC declines protection from arrest to Director of web series, others

The SC was hearing a batch of pleas seeking the quashing of criminal complaints lodged in various states against the Director of web series, and others for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments.

published on : 27th January 2021

No end in sight in 'Tandav' row, more FIRs filed

A social activist has filed a case against the makers of controversial OTT series ‘Tandav’ for “hurting religious sentiments of Hindus”. 

published on : 24th January 2021

Saif Ali Khan among nine named in FIR lodged by Hindu outfit leader in MP against Tandav

Two names in the FIR, which comes despite an apology and deletion of contentious scenes, resemble names of the Mirzapur web series makers who are not linked to the Tandav series

published on : 23rd January 2021
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