Jan 12, 2024

Annapoorani: Netflix removes Nayanthara film after backlash from Hindu groups

An Indian film that received backlash for "Hurting Hindu religious sentiments" has been removed from Netflix, days after it began streaming. The movie stars actor Nayanthara as a Hindu Brahmin woman who aspires to become a chef. Supporters of hard-line Hindu groups have accused many films and shows in recent years of insulting religious sentiments. Mr Solanki describes himself as a "Proud Hindu Indian nationalist" on X. Reuters reported that members of the hard-line Vishwa Hindu Parishad shouted slogans outside the Netflix office in Mumbai. It also said the producers would address the concerns about the film and were working with Netflix to remove the film from its platform "Until edited".

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