Actor Sunil Grover has mentioned that he has ’20 filters’ in his thoughts to verify he would not say something offensive. The actor was speaking concerning the controversy that adopted the release of Amazon sequence Tandav, through which he performed a supporting function.
Sunil will subsequent be seen in Sunflower, a brand new sequence on ZEE5. He was requested if after the Tandav controversy he had made an effort to take up ‘safer topics’.
He instructed Bollywood Hungama in Hindi, “I have tried my best to take up only safe subjects in my career. I personally feel that nobody’s sentiments or beliefs should be hurt.”
He continued, “But now, because of social media and some other unknown reasons, how people react to certain things — I have 20 filters in my brain — you have no control over. There is creative expression, but how people catch the ball is completely out of your control. You can try, but you can’t know how others will react.”
Tandav, a political drama created by Ali Abbas Zafar, attracted backlash from sure sections of the viewers, over a few scenes. Calls for a boycott have been made, and FIRs registered in opposition to a number of individuals concerned within the present, together with lead actor Saif Ali Khan.
Also learn: Tandav row: All the controversies which have plagued Saif Ali Khan’s Amazon present
Sunil, who performed an enforcer named Gurpal Chauhan within the Amazon present, mentioned in an interview earlier this yr that Tandav is, initially, ‘a piece of fiction’.
Following the backlash, Ali Abbas Zafar supplied apologies on-line, and that the scenes in query can be eliminated. “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,” he had written.