The Tandav controversy seems to be taking a violent turn as right-wing Hindu extremist party, Karni Sena has now announced to offer prize money of INR1 crore to anyone who would 'cut the tongues of Tandav makers', reported Times of India. Karni Sena, known as Shri Rajput Karni Sena (SRKS), is an organisation based in Rajasthan, India.
According to Times Now, Karni Sena has announced an award to the person who will chop the tongue of the makers of the web series Tandav, as they protest against it for hurting religious sentiments.
Ever since the political drama aired online, it has been facing massive controversy. FIR has also been lodged against the makers, for allegedly hurting religious sentiments. The show is directed Ali Abbas Zafar and written by Gaurav Solanki. ‘Tandav’ features an ensemble cast – Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Sunil Grover, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Gauahar Khan and Kumud Mishra among others.
Previously, the team of ‘Tandav’ had issued an apology and shared, ” ‘Tandav’ is a work of fiction and any resemblance to acts and persons and events is purely coincidental. The cast and crew did not have any intention to offend the sentiments of any individual, caste, community, race, religion or religious beliefs or insult or outrage any institution, political party or person, living or dead. The cast and crew of ‘Tandav’ take cognizance of the concerns expressed by the people and unconditionally apologize if it has unintentionally hurt anybody’s sentiments.”
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