Even earlier than its release, Manoj Bajpayee’s Amazon Prime Video sequence The Family Man Season 2 has landed in a soup. According to the Tamil Nadu authorities, the Raj and DK present ‘depicts the Eelam Tamils in a highly objectionable manner’.
On Monday, the Tamil Nadu authorities wrote a letter to Information and Broadcast Minister Prakash Javadekar saying that The Family Man Season 2’s release on Amazon Prime Video should be halted, not simply within the state, however throughout the nation.
More bother for #Familyman2, Tamil Nadu Govt urges Union Minister @PrakashJavdekar to both cease or ban the release of the sequence in OTT, #AmazonPrime not solely in Tamil Nadu but additionally throughout the nation. @IndianExpress pic.twitter.com/42RvqiMb7c
— Janardhan Koushik (@koushiktweets) May 24, 2021
“I would like to bring to your notice about the condemnable, inappropriate and malicious contents of The Family Man 2 serial in Hindi, which depicts the Eelam Tamils in a highly objectionable manner. The trailer of the above said serial which was released in the social media network is aimed at discrediting and distorting the historical struggle of Eelam Tamils in Sri Lanka,” learn a bit of the letter.
In one other a part of the two-page letter, the state authorities prompt that casting Samantha Akkineni, who’s a ‘Tamil-speaking actress’, as a terrorist is one other folly dedicated by the makers deliberately. “For example, branding Tamil-speaking actress Samantha as terrorist in the serial is directly an attack on the pride of Tamils living around the world and no one will tolerate this kind of motivated and mischievous campaign,” the letter acknowledged.
Urging the published ministry to take cognizance of the matter, the letter’s concluding portion learn, “In the circumstances, I request you to take immediate action either to stop or ban the release of The Family Man 2 in OTT, Amazon Prime not only in Tamil Nadu but also across the country.”
Created by Raj and DK, The Family Man 2 is ready to premiere on June 4 on Amazon Prime Video.