Saif also added that the controversies would mean that the audience has a certain effect on them. If there'd be no controversies, that means that their project isn't as afflicting as the makers would like it to be.
"To stay within the guidelines of not offending anyone would mean that we would make really dull stuff, you know. It’s really limiting, it’s frightening," he said.
"Our intention was never to sensationalise anything," the actor continued. "We didn’t need to because of the great quality of the writing. It’s just the sign of the times. The world is ostensibly a global village. There are different attitudes around every corner. It’s a very free society," he added.
Previously, an Indian politician has taken streaming giant Netflix to court, asking that it delete “offensive scenes” and derogatory remarks about India's former prime minister in its first Indian original series.
The Delhi High Court adjourned the case on Thursday, to give judges and respondents time to study the petition filed by Nikhil Bhalla, a lawyer and a member of the opposition Congress party, which Rajiv led for seven years until his assassination in 1991.
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