The Family Man was an enormous OTT success that gained a number of accolades for its lead forged, Manoj Bajpayee and Priyamani and in addition for administrators Raj and DK. With the announcement of the second season that’s set to release on June 4, followers had been stoked to have the spy drama again on OTT. Samantha Akkineni joins the second season and in response to the trailer, is taking part in a suicide bomber.
But that is not all, the trailer regardless of quite a lot of reward, confronted some backlash as Eelam Tamils and many individuals from the state expressed disappointment on the portrayal of Tamilians within the present. The TN Minister of Information and Broadcast even wrote to the Union Minister looking for a ban on the present for hurting sentiments of the folks.
This led the makers to subject a press release that exposed that there’s nothing hurtful for anybody and one should wait to look at the present earlier than making a judgement on the content material primarily based on a trailer.
Samantha Akkineni was additionally vocal about this as a result of it was her character that folks commented on. She shared a clarification on the identical however quickly the OTT platform that’s releasing the present issued a gag order to her, instructing her to keep away from talking concerning the controversy in any respect.
The order was solely handed to keep away from any additional controversy and have folks look ahead to the present to make up their minds.
They issued a press release, “…would like to avoid controversies prior to the release of their venture. The gag order to refrain from speaking about the show is exactly that, so the audience feeling and sentiments that have been hurt can be assuaged.”