The political drama starring Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia, Zeeshan Ayub, Gauhar Khan and others released on Amazon Prime Video on January 15 has opened a pandora of controversial views. #BanTandavNow trends on Twitter blaming the makers of the show for allegedly mocking ‘Hindu Gods’ through the series Tandav.
Netizens on Twitter are using hashtags such as #BanTandavNow and #BoycottTandav labelling the series as ‘Anti-Hindu’. Some of the scenes in the series categorically one in which actor Mohammed Zeeshan Ayub, who is playing the role of a student politician appears as Lord Shiva. The accusations of misinterpretation and allegedly hurting religious sentiments were put forward by the viewers.
Netizens Reaction on Twitter
— Kritika Khatri (@kk_jpr) January 16, 2021
It's my humble request to minister that plz..plz.. #BAN_Tandav web series .
It's insulting our Hindu dharm may some chamchas will support that but plz..plz #BanTandavNow #BanTandav
Let's write a mail to
For #BanTandav emegiately plz.. pic.twitter.com/Ba5JO4zy8N
— Vishwajeet Rajput (@Vishwaj04450968) January 16, 2021
If somebody had made such a series on their gods, the matter would have reached in the parliament and top courts of the country.
— INDIA WAKES UP 🇮🇳(ॐ) (@IndiaWakesUp_) January 16, 2021
Questions on Makers
Director is M
Most of cast is M
But series name is #Tandav Protagonist is named as "Shiva" has "Trishul" in his hand
— Sheetal Chopra (@SheetalPronamo) January 15, 2021